Dr. Dennis MihaleChief Clinical Officer AKA “The Doctah”
Dennis is the Chief Clinical Officer, responsible for development and oversight of the company’s clinical programs and the clinical team, with focus on promoting the best outcomes, the highest member satisfaction and the most appropriate costs of care. He brings with him 20+ years of experience in healthcare technology, MA Risk Adjustment, HEDIS, MLR management, physician documentation and clinical governance.
Dennis is a board-certified physician and has been delivering care for over 35 years. During that time, he has also held numerous executive leadership positions. Most recently, he served as the Chief Medical Officer of Consolidated Health Plan, where he was responsible for developing the medical management strategy and creating and implementing a Patient Centered Medical Home strategy. Prior to Consolidated, Dennis served as the Chief Medical Officer at CareSync and was a Partner and Chief Medical Officer at Sunera. He has also served as the CMS Physician Champion for ICD-10 in Florida, founded and led two managed care companies and has served as Chief Medical Officer or Medical Director to more than 15 companies. Dennis’s biomedical and healthcare technology experience includes working with the IBM Watson Center, NASA’s Technology Transfer Team, CareSync, SMRxT and PatientKeeper. He serves on the advisory boards for Datacys, Elite Healthcare and Revasurrant, all healthcare technology companies. Dennis received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from SUNY Buffalo, an M.D. from the University of Miami School of Medicine and an M.B.A. from the University of South Florida. He retired as a Major from the US Army Reserve MC.
When Dennis isn’t busy treating patients and starting healthcare companies, he is spending time at the beach with his wife and corralling his grandkids. He drinks a lot of coffee and is a recent pescatarian, although nobody is sure how long that will last. He also is well known for telling jokes to anyone who will listen and making people laugh. Laughter is the best medicine, after all!