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Rajiv Arya, MD, MBA

Senior Director, Strategy & Growth, Optum

Dr. Rajiv Arya brings more than 20 years of healthcare experience to his role as a senior director in the strategy and growth consulting practice of Optum Advisory Services. His expertise includes leveraging medical data sets in developing strategies and leading teams that drive change to pursue outcome-based solutions. He has focused on scaling innovative complex care solutions for high-cost UnitedHealthcare Medicaid members with significant social and behavioral health needs. Dr. Arya has successfully engaged stakeholders and medical staff to decrease variation and deliver high-quality, cost-effective patient care. He works closely with senior executives to effectively align clinical strategy with the organization's vision and mission. Dr. Arya has peer-reviewed publications in emergency department operations, clinical outcomes, and effective clinical informatics.