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Farzad Mostashari  |  Contributor

Email : info@aledade.com Twitter : @Farzad_MD

Farzad Mostashari is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Aledade Inc., which partners with primary-care physicians to build and lead accountable-care organizations (ACOs) that allow these doctors to stay independent, practice medicine as they wish to and thrive financially. He is the former national coordinator for health information technology at the Department of Health and Human Services, and he served as a distinguished expert at the Brookings Institute's Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform.

Prior to his work at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Dr. Mostashari founded the NYC Primary Care Information Project, which equipped 1,500 physicians in underserved communities with electronic health records. He has spoken and written extensively on issues affecting health IT, ACOs, and health care policy and delivery. He received his medical degree from Yale University and his master's degree in population health from Harvard University.

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