by Rachad Davis
April 11, 2017
Executive Vice President, Clinical Affairs and Center for Policy & Research,
America’s Health Insurance Plans
Richard A. Bankowitz, MD, MBA, FACP is Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). In this role, he works closely with the clinical leaders of AHIP’s member plans to promote high-value health care for consumers.
A board-certified internist and medical informaticist, Dr. Bankowitz joins AHIP from Premier Inc., where he served as chief medical officer. Prior to that, he served as the medical director of CareScience, a health care improvement company, and as corporate information architect of the University HealthSystem Consortium (now Vizient). He began his career at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he served on the faculty of medicine.
Dr. Bankowitz was a National Library of Medicine clinical trainee in informatics and he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He holds an MD and an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS in chemistry/biology from Union College in Schenectady, NY.