BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aledade today announced that it has expanded its senior management team with the addition of Ritwik Tewari as Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining Aledade, Ritwik said he was a senior engineering director at Meta (previously known as Facebook) where he spent seven years as director of the company’s multi-billion dollar advertising platform. I was overseeing the artificial intelligence infrastructure. In his new role, Littwick will lead Aledad’s technology team, delivering innovative solutions to support and extend the company’s technology offerings to primary care physicians nationwide.
“We are delighted to welcome Ritwik to Aledade’s leadership team. His expertise in innovative technology solutions will benefit Aledade and the primary care professionals we serve nationwide. It will be a great asset for us,” Alledad. “Aledade is committed to supporting primary care physicians with the best tools and technology to help them deliver the highest quality care to their patients. He is the ideal person to not only lead the , but to take it to the next level.”
Ritwik brings nearly 20 years of technology leadership experience to Aledade, including developing best-in-class artificial intelligence and automation software. Prior to his role at Meta, he spent 10 years at Microsoft, helping the company discover his Azure cloud, and held various management positions across his team in the company’s technical and engineering. Ritwik started his career in Computer Science with his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, one of India’s top ranked institutions.
“Growing up, I was inspired by my mother’s strong will and kind heart. Throughout my career, I’ve tried to be like her. Find simple solutions to complex challenges.” Aledade’s compelling vision points the way forward for the healthcare industry to help solve critical social problems: More patients receive quality care and health. We look forward to supporting that mission and our primary care physicians so that we can sustain it.”
Ritwik joining Aledade is an exciting time for the company. Aledade recently announced that he has saved more than $1.2 billion in unnecessary medical bills since the company was founded. This is an amazing validation of the company’s innovative model. In August, he also announced a partnership with Elevance Health to expand value-based care nationwide, and in July his Chief Legal Officer added Phuong Phillips to the team. Today, Aledade partners with over 1,000 independent primary care practices, including over 140 federally accredited medical centers with over 11,000 of his physicians in 36 states and the District of Columbia. In total, Aledade’s nearly 150 value-based care contracts, including 98 Medicare contracts, cover more than 1.7 million patients and $17 billion in total healthcare costs.
Founded in 2014, Aledade is a leading physician empowerment company that helps independent clinics, health centers and clinics provide better patient care and thrive with value-based care. Through a proven and scalable model that includes cutting-edge data analytics, user-friendly guided workflows, healthcare policy expertise, strong payer relationships and integrated care solutions delivered through Aledade Care Solutions. , enabling doctors to succeed financially by keeping people healthy. Aledade shares risk and reward across more than 140 value-based contracts representing more than 1.7 million patient lives under her management, along with more than 1,000 clinics in 37 states. For more information, visit www.aledade.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.