Dr. Arta Bakshandeh is a Senior Medical Officer and the Chief Medical Information Officer at Alignment Healthcare, a population health management company that partners with health systems and provider groups across the country to improve the health of seniors. In his role, Dr. Bakshandeh is tasked with the development and implementation of Alignment Healthcare’s clinical care model, data analytics/machine learning platform, and home monitoring programs for Medicare patients with chronic diseases.
Prior to joining Alignment, Dr. Bakshandeh served as Regional Medical Director for CareMore by Anthem’s Medicare-Medicaid business in California and Virginia. Dr. Bakshandeh received his medical degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he developed and integrated a global health program and NGO serving populations in Sub-Saharan Africa. He earned his B.S. in cellular and developmental biology and master’s degree in molecular, cellular and developmental biology with an emphasis in molecular genetics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.