Kate Goodrich, MD, MHS, is SVP for Trend and Analytics within the Clinical and Pharmacy Solutions segment of Humana, Inc. In this role, she is accountable for the development and implementation of the clinical trend pipeline strategy. She leads the clinical business analytics necessary to deliver better health outcomes at lower costs for Humana members. Prior to coming to Humana, Kate was at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services where she was the Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) and CMS Chief Medical Officer (CMO).  This Center is responsible for 18 quality and value-based purchasing programs including the Quality Payment Program, quality improvement programs in all 50 states, development and enforcement of health and safety standards of all facility-based providers across the nation, and coverage decisions for treatments and services for Medicare.  Prior to CMS, Kate was on the faculty at the George Washington University Medical Center (GWUMC) and served as division director for Hospital Medicine.  She continues to practice clinical medicine as a hospitalist and professor of medicine at the GWUMC.

Authored by Kate Goodrich, M.D., M.H.S.