Nishant Anand, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., joined Altais as president and Chief Executive Officer on May 22, 2022. As CEO, Dr. Anand leads the organization in its mission to ignite an exceptional healthcare system that cultivates the health and well-being of physicians, patients, and the clinical community. He is passionate about the power of value-based medicine and is intently focused on delivering solutions that enhance quality of care, improve outcomes, and transform the patient experience.
Dr. Anand came to Altais from BayCare Health System in Florida, where he served as executive vice president and chief medical officer beginning in 2018. In that role, Dr. Anand had full profit and loss accountability for the physician group and played a strong clinical leadership role for the 15-hospital system. Before BayCare Health System, Dr. Anand served as chief transformation officer and chief medical officer for population health at AdventHealth, as well as chief medical officer for the entire Banner Health Network.
Over the course of his career, he has led population health initiatives and accountable care organizations in multiple roles. Dr. Anand currently serves on the National Quality Foundation MAP Committee, a joint committee reporting to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as well as on the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and has received numerous awards for clinical competency, his work with underserved populations, patient satisfaction, and innovation.
Dr. Anand is a board-certified emergency medicine physician, who earned his medical degree from the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, and completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Stanford/Kaiser Emergency Medicine Program. He has served on the faculty of the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, as well as University of Arizona College of Medicine. Dr. Anand also served as a team doctor for the San Francisco 49ers.