OAKLAND, Calif. (May 4, 2022) – Altais, a healthcare services and technology company, today announced the appointment of Nishant Anand, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., as its new president and CEO, effective May 31, 2022. In this role, Dr. Anand will lead the three-year-old company that is pioneering integrated, scalable health technology solutions and transformative business models designed to enhance the patient experience, improve health outcomes, reduce cost, and drive professional gratification among physicians. Dr. Anand will report directly to the Altais Board of Directors. He succeeds Altais founding President and CEO Jeff Bailet, M.D., who is retiring.
“We are excited to welcome Dr. Anand to steer Altais into its next phase of growth,” said Dr. Toluwase Ajayi, Altais board member and medical director of palliative medicine at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego. “His background as a board-certified physician with extensive strategic business experience makes him the perfect leader to advance Altais’ mission to cultivate the well-being of physicians, patients and the entire clinical community.”
Dr. Anand comes to Altais from BayCare Health System in Florida, where he has served as executive vice president and chief medical officer since 2018. In that role, Dr. Anand had full profit and loss accountability for the physician group, a strong clinical leadership role for the system of 15 hospitals, and an expanded scope of responsibility in response to the pandemic. Before BayCare Health System, Dr. Anand served as chief transformation officer and chief medical officer for population health at AdventHealth System, as well as chief medical officer to 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.
“I am thrilled to join Altais as the company leads the way in next-generation clinical services and support to physicians and communities throughout California,” said Dr. Anand. “The stresses on healthcare professionals and health systems have only escalated in recent years. Altais is uniquely positioned to provide solutions that enable independent physicians to focus on what they’ve always wanted to do, which is to provide excellent patient experiences and improved health outcomes. Personally, I am also looking forward to returning to the San Francisco Bay Area.”
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.
Altais is a healthcare services company that helps physicians and the clinical community maximize the health and well-being of their patients in an affordable and sustainable way. Altais has two divisions. Altais Clinical Services offers a range of affiliation and employment models for physicians, and high-quality, affordable care for patients. Altais Health offers a broad platform of clinical support tools and technology, along with high-touch support. Ultimately, Altais seeks to enhance the vibrancy of physician practice and strengthen the heart of medicine – physicians connecting with patients and providing personalized, high-quality care. For more information about Altais, please visit www.altais.com.