eQHealth Solutions, a leading Population Health technology and services company and the developer of the first and only CMS-Certified Care Management technology, has announced that Atul Goel, M.D., has joined their Commercial Division as a full-time Medical Director.
Dr. Goel is Board Certified in Family Medicine and brings a wealth of professional experience to the eQHealth team. Over the course of his 30+ year career, Dr. Goel has worked as a clinical physician for Kaiser Permanente and in his solo Family Practice. He has been a Medical Consultant for Social Security Disability, Veteran’s Disability, the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles, and NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, and also served as Medical Director for a Medicare Administrative Contractor and as the Program Manager for a Contractor to the Department of Defense.
A veteran of the United States Air Force, Dr. Goel served as a Flight Surgeon to a squadron of fighter pilots with whom he deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan during the Gulf War.
Dr. Goel earned his Bachelor’s in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY. He went to medical school at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, and completed his Residency in Family Medicine in Niagara Falls, NY. Later in life, he earned his Master of Business Administration degree from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.
“I came to eQHealth Solutions because its mission and corporate values aligned so closely with mine. I believe strongly in processes to improve population health. In these challenging times, we also need to ensure that our precious and scarce health care resources are delivered efficiently and with compassion. I also believe that technology is a valuable tool in improving the operating efficiency and financial stability of health care delivery organizations. These are all areas in which eQHealth Solutions has demonstrated excellence and leadership,” said Dr. Goel, “It is my fortune to be a part of an outstanding team of professionals and I look forward to contributing to the differences we will continue to make together in the healthcare industry.”
“We’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Goel to the eQHealth team,” Glen Golemi, eQHealth Solutions CEO, said in a statement. “His exemplary reputation, deep breadth of expertise, and unique medical perspective will be invaluable to eQHealth and the clients that we serve.”
Dr. Goel’s first day on the job was April 5, 2021.
About eQHealth Solutions
eQHealth Solutions is a 360-degree population health management technology and services provider that offers comprehensive utilization management, care management, business intelligence and healthcare analytics and total population health management technology and services that touch millions of lives annually throughout the nation. eQHealth’s high-tech and human-touch approach includes innovative technology solutions and services focused on optimal member health outcomes while reducing costs. eQHealth serves a variety of entities including government and commercial healthcare payers, third-party administrators, and self-insured employer groups. Learn more at www.eqhs.com or follow them on LinkedIn and Twitter.