Darline El Reda, Dr. PH, MPH
Vice President, Population Health, Strategy and Solutions
Dr. Darline El Reda is a public health epidemiologist with 20 years of experience in a variety of public health settings, academia, and the health insurance industry. She is an expert in administrative claims data analysis, working with information technology partners to build data marts for use by healthcare analysts, and development of strategies and solutions to advance population health and value-based care solutions.
As vice president of Population Health, Strategy and Solutions at Medical Advantage, Dr. El Reda leads a team of data scientists, health informaticists, and healthcare consultants in the analysis of clinical, payer, and contract data to advise clients on strategies aimed at maximizing provider performance in value-based care arrangements. Once client-specific solutions are designed, she leads a team of multi-disciplinary practice transformation specialists who work directly with payers and providers, inside physician practices, to help them achieving quality and efficiency targets.
Before joining Medical Advantage, Dr. El Reda held a variety of roles in public health, including at the Centers for Disease Control, the Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan State University, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM). At BCBSM, Dr. El Reda served as the lead data scientist providing oversight to a multidisciplinary team of 70 epidemiologists, biostatisticians, and medical informatics analysts for approximately eight years. These teams were responsible for the development, implementation, and support of the health plan’s analytic offerings for the nationally recognized Value Partnerships Physician Group Incentive Program and the nation’s largest Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program.
Dr. El Reda is published in peer-reviewed literature on many topics, such as obesity, PCMH, disease management, preventive care, and infectious diseases.
Dr. El Reda holds a Doctorate in Public Health with a focus on epidemiology, biostatistics, and program evaluation from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas.