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Archway Health Expands Commercial Bundles with New Analytics Team
[October 10, 2017]

Archway Health Expands Commercial Bundles with New Analytics Team


As bundled payments continue to be a championed tool of value-based care, Archway Health has hired four senior team members to boost the organization's analytical operations for Medicare, health plan and employer-based bundled payment programs. With this team, Archway will continue to be a leading partner helping health plans, employers and specialty healthcare providers design and manage bundled payment programs.

Mah-Jabeen Soobader, Ph.D, MPH, joins in a new role as chief analytics officer. She will steer the strategic progression of payors and providers that are transitioning to and designing value-based care programs. Archway has also hired Jun Wang, Ph.D, M.D., principal data scientist; Yuze Shang, M.S., senior technical analyst; and Victoria Yang, M.P.H, M.Sc., senior product analyst.

"This new team of highly-skilled and experienced analytics and product design professionals will take our commercial bundle capabilities to the next level," said Dave Terry, Co-founder and CEO. "At Archway, we are committed to building out each aspect of our business to continue to stand out in the marketplace as the premier bundled payments partner for participants in all settings."

Dr. Soobader is a nationally-recognized subject matter expert in bundled payments and value-based reimbursement with a proven history of developing successful analytics and platform solutions for the healthcare industry. Her portfolio includes partnerships with several nationally-acclaimed health systems and specialty centers. She holds a doctorate in social epidemiology, a Master of Public Health from Boston University's School of Public Health, and adegree in optometry from the University of Durban-Westville, South Africa.

Jun Wang, Ph.D, M.D., joins Archway as principal data scientist, bringing more than 10 years of experience in the design, development and implementation of Medicare, Medicaid and commercial bundled payment initiatives, such as Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI), Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR), and Oncology Care Model (OCM). Her previous experience includes production of the original SAS (News - Alert) analytic packages for the Prometheus bundled payment model, and design of 39 custom bundled payment arrangements for commercial programs. Dr. Wang earned a doctorate from Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and holds a medical degree from Beijing University's School of Medicine in China.

In the role of senior technical analyst, Yuze Shang will manage the development of data verification and integrity programs. She has been previously involved in launching BPCI and CJR analysis models, and she holds three certifications by SAS as a Base, Advanced and Clinical Trials Programmer. Shang earned a master's degree in physiology from the University of Toronto and a master's degree in business economics from the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey.


Victoria Yang joins Archway as senior product analyst from a similar role with nThrive, where she performed research and analysis on CMS value-based payment programs to support product design. Yang also previously worked as a clinical analyst at Yale-New Haven Hospital where she led the research modeling and analytic reporting for multiple high-risk cancer studies, in addition to leading outcome measurement. She holds a master's degree in biomedical science and molecular biology from George Washington University and a master's degree in epidemiology from Yale University.

About Archway Health
Archway Health, founded in 2014 and built on a deep foundation of healthcare payment reform expertise, works with providers to design and execute care and risk management programs that drive success in bundled payment programs. Archway is currently working with leading healthcare providers participating in the CMS BPCI and OCM programs, as well as with commercial payers operating bundled payment initiatives. To support these programs, Archway works with providers to analyze their opportunities and risks and to deploy its comprehensive platform of analytics, patient tracking tools, and advisory services to ensure their success in bundled payments. For more information, please visit www.archwayhealth.com.


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