Jay Klaren

Vice president of operations, southern california

Jay is MedZed's Vice President of Operations in Southern California. Having spent his entire career in healthcare, Jay has extensive experience in population health and managing risk. Before joining MedZed he provided internal strategic consulting for one of the largest provider organizations in the country, DaVita Health Care Partners. Prior to Health Care Partners, Jay managed the relationships and clinical collaborations between Blue Shield of California and key ACOs. He has also worked for BCBS of Massachusetts implementing shared risk arrangements in a complex ACO model called the Alternative Quality Contract.  Jay has earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Iowa, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He resides in Los Angeles, CA.