Joseph West is a healthcare executive, epidemiologist, population health and data analytics leader with over 17 years of healthcare, research, and enterprise consulting experience. West has published more than 50 articles in academic and industry journals and received several public health awards. As a co-founder of a Medicaid MCO, he’s a recognized leader in population health management, outcomes-based healthcare, value-based models and LEAN processes. He has expertise in meta-analysis, statistical planning, data management, statistical methods and models, and clinical epidemiology. He’s experienced with managed care, Medicaid, third party payer and hospital systems. For Florida Institute Health for Innovation, West is leading the Research Program on Community Health and Equity. This program builds on decades of convening local community leaders, organizing community forums and working with healthcare, social service and political institutions across Florida and the United States. This includes population health, advanced payment models
and operational mechanisms aimed at improving societal and structural influences on population-level patterns of social and environmental risk factors, interconnections and pathways determining cultural and overall well-being.