Healthcare Innovation from the Payor Perspective

5:00 pm — 6:00 pm
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Virtual Event via Zoom

Who are the major payors and what are the payor unmet needs in healthcare today? Hear from Uzair Rashid, Director of Innovation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, on some of the biggest challenges to be solved in healthcare today. Learn more about what he looks for in healthcare and healthtech startups, as well as the major trends and challenges in the future of the healthcare industry.

Speaker: Uzair Rashid, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts

About the Speaker:

Uzair Rashid is an industry leader in healthcare strategy & transformation. Uzair currently serves as Director of Innovation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts where he is hyper-focused on generating both incremental and around-the-bend innovations that align with the organization’s strategic imperatives and are aimed to delight members & consumers. Prior to Blue Cross, Uzair was leading healthcare strategy & innovation at CVS Health where he designed innovative care models, piloted & scaled transformational programs, and implemented solutions that promoted operational excellence.

Uzair has led large Healthcare organizations and enterprises in operationalizing innovations and implementing new business models. He has deep-rooted industry gravitas in digital transformation, finance transformation, patient care delivery, patient care transformation, and post-merger integrations. Uzair has implemented programs concentrated on re-imagining care delivery, payor solutions, finance transformation, near-real-time IoT programs, Big Data, AI, and Machine Learning. Early on in his career, Uzair ran a boutique tech consultancy group and also served as a Managing Principal for a Fortune 200 Technology Solutions Firm.


This session is targeted to Health & Life Sciences ventures teams in the i-lab’s Venture Program. For team leads in the i-lab Venture Program, it’s best to register through the i-lab portal here or through the program calendar. Otherwise you can register below.

Healthcare Innovation from the Payor Perspective
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