Speakers

Randy Axelrod, MD

EVP Clinical and Patient Services, Providence Health & Services

Randy Axelrod, MD, EVP, clinical and patient services. In this position, Randy is accountable for quality, nursing, clinical programs and patient experience, and will work closely with the EVP, health care operations to ensure alignment and excellence across all service and product lines and all communities we serve.

Randy joined Providence Health & Services in July of 2012 as the senior vice president of clinical program services. Prior to joining Providence, Randy was a health care consultant to employers, health plans, integrated delivery systems and pharmaceutical companies since 2006. Before his private consulting career began, Randy worked for several large managed care organizations including United Healthcare, CIGNA, Sentara Healthcare and most recently WellPoint, where he served as senior vice president for Healthcare Management.

His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Criminology from Tulane University and a Medical Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Twice boarded in pediatrics, Dr. Axelrod practiced medicine in large group community settings and the emergency department of a children’s hospital before beginning his medical executive career.