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Andrew Renda, MD

Vice President, Bold Goal and Population Health Strategy

Humana

Andrew Renda is vice president of Humana’s Bold Goal and Population Health Strategy, leading Humana’s mission to help improve the health of the communities it serves by making it easier for people to achieve their best health. His work includes leading population health and social determinants of health work streams, including insights, informatics, strategy and execution, business integration and engagement, and thought leadership and communications. A published researcher and speaker in the fields of population health, social determinants of health and chronic disease, Dr. Renda’s work strives to inform co-created solutions to improve community health. His previous roles have included advancing clinical models of care through development, implementation and evaluation of population health initiatives aimed at preventing and delaying progression of chronic disease. This included product and benefit design as well as health projects ranging from messaging campaigns and self-care interventions to clinician-led disease management programs.

Some of Dr. Renda’s significant initiatives have included chronic condition special needs plans, metabolic syndrome support service, asthma and COPD disease management and self-care programs, sleep apnea diagnostics and management strategy, flu and pneumonia campaigns, and tobacco cessation service integration and outreach. Dr. Renda has a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and biology from the University of Kentucky, where he was a National Science Foundation Undergraduate Fellow. He received his medical degree and a diploma in clinical psychiatry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, followed by a master’s degree in public health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Sessions

Leadership Insights: Leveraging Data to Address Social Determinants of Health

Presented by Andrew Renda, MD, Kadesha Thomas Smith, Denise Brooks-Williams, FACHE at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, April 12th.

Research continues to show that a variety of societal factors, from where people are born to where they go to school and work, impact their health risks and outcomes. Health systems play a unique role in this ecosystem and can be an important touchpoint to help understand and support efforts to improving these social determinants…