When you think about innovation, disrupting an established system such as healthcare insurance may not be at the top of your list.

But in this episode, Eric Fennel, Vice President of National Network Strategy, Innovation and Value Based Solutions at Aetna, shares how the company is transforming the healthcare industry, and how they select the best ideas to develop and invest in.

Guest Details:

Name: Eric Fennel
Title: Vice President, National Network Innovation and Strategy
Company: Aetna
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Eric Fennel serves as the Vice President, National Network Strategy, Innovation and Value-Based Solutions at Aetna, a CVS Health company. Eric is responsible for leading a range of initiatives to transform the provider network and deliver greater value to consumers through new partnerships, payment models, and technologies. In support of this effort, Eric also maintains responsibility for Aetna’s Value-Based Solutions strategy, operations, and engagement services across all lines of business.

Eric has more than 25 years of experience across a diverse range of health care organizations. Prior to joining Aetna, Eric oversaw operations nationally for Evolent Health’s Value Based Solutions group. In this role, he was accountable for the performance of more than 80 clinicians across 10 states, working locally with patients and providers to execute Evolent’s care management programs and deliver more than $30 million in medical cost savings, and guiding the development of Evolent’s VBS products and infrastructure.