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Contessa Health has hired Aaron Stein as its chief operating officer. In this role, Stein will lead all of Contessa Health’s market operations, including expanding operations across the nation to help providers deliver high quality care in patients’ homes.
Stein has more than 20 years of healthcare experience. Most recently, he served as the chief strategy officer of Aspire Health where he led the company’s efforts in strategy, centralized clinical operations and patient engagement.
Prior to Aspire, Stein was President for Evolent Health’s Mid-Atlantic Region, where he operated commercial and Medicare Advantage plans and the region’s population health program. In addition, he held national and regional leadership roles with UnitedHealth Group.
“Aaron brings a robust combination of operating experience and strategic vision,” said Travis Messina, Contessa Health’s chief executive officer. “His history leading population health and patient engagement efforts will prove valuable as we advance our hospital-level care at home model and continue to enhance the patient experience.”
Stein added: “It’s an honor to join the Contessa Health team. Contessa’s hospital-level care at home model coupled with a prospective bundled payment program fills a unique gap in healthcare delivery while reducing costs. I’m excited to have the opportunity to truly enhance the patient’s experience and bring value to our partnerships.”
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