Divya Paliwal, MD

by Jasmine Phiri

May 4, 2021

Chief Clinical Transformation Officer,
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Dr. Paliwal is the first Chief Clinical Transformation Officer at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. In this role, she is responsible for Horizon’s Healthcare value strategy and execution. This includes shaping and executing Horizon’s vision for establishing a virtually integrated delivery network via the OMNIA Health Alliance. Through accelerated evolution of value-based reimbursement models, care delivery transformation, and technological infrastructure innovation, Divya and her team is helping to solve complex health care challenges and better serve Horizon’s ~3.8MM membership. She is driving Horizon’s strategic differentiation in the market and heralding a new way of doing business for the organization.

Prior to her role at Horizon, Dr. Paliwal was a Vice President at Kaufman Hall & Associates. She has also held leadership positions at EY and The Advisory Board Company. Divya is passionate about solutions that address the unnecessary complexity and fragmentation in healthcare. She speaks and writes regularly on these topics.

Dr. Paliwal graduated with Delta Omega honors from Johns Hopkins University. She received her M.D. (M.B.B.S.) degree from Delhi University, India.