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Katherine Schneider, MD
CEO, Two Canoes Health, LLC
Nationally known for her work in the field of accountable care and population health, Dr. Katherine Schneider’s mission is to deliver better health, better care, and sustainable cost in the communities that we work in, live in, and serve. She believes passionately that the time has finally come for the business model of healthcare to align with care models that further this mission. As CEO of Two Canoes Health, LLC, she advises organizations on value-based healthcare strategy and solutions, with a focus on the opportunities and challenges of transforming the business and care models at the right pace and sequence. Previously, as President and CEO of the Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization, Dr. Schneider built and led one of the nation’s largest multipayer ACOs including more than 2000 physicians, 16 hospitals, 2 health systems, and a quarter million lives in the Philadelphia region. During her tenure she also served as Chairman of the Board of the National Association of ACOs. Prior to her taking the helm at DVACO, Dr. Schneider was Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Medecision, population health and care management technology for providers and health plans. In previous leadership roles she spearheaded projects embedding chronic disease management in the delivery system and value-based payment models, including Medicare’s Physician Group Practice demonstration project. She has also led several award-winning initiatives in community health improvement. She is a graduate of Smith College and Columbia University, is a board-certified Family Physician with an additional degree in Epidemiology, and is also in the first cohort of US physicians to achieve subspecialty certification in Clinical Informatics in 2013.