Amir Dan Rubin joined UnitedHealth Group and its Optum health services organization to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. He serves as Executive Vice President, Optum, currently focused on business development and improvement, innovation, partnerships and venture. In his role, he has taken on direct leadership for a wide array of Optum businesses, leveraging Lean process management and customer service improvements to significantly advance impacts. He has led OptumCare, a national ambulatory care operator of medical groups and provider networks focused on population health. He has overseen Optum Care Services, providing care to complex patients in the home and nursing home under risk arrangements. He has directed Optum Consumer Solutions Group’s population health services, offering nurse-advice, disease and care management, specialty networks, and behavioral health plan offerings. He has also led Optum360, a revenue cycle and physician practice management business. Amir serves as part of the Optum Office of the CEO, and also on the UnitedHealth Group Executive Leadership Team.
Previously, Amir served as President and CEO of Stanford Health Care, the academic health system affiliated with Stanford University in California. At Stanford, he worked with a broad team to raise patient experience scores to the highest levels in the nation, advance quality and clinical innovation, achieve outstanding financial results, grow a regional network of inpatient and outpatient settings, launch health plan offerings, advance digital health, and deploy lean management approaches.
Prior to Stanford, Amir served as Chief Operating Officer for the UCLA Health System in Los Angeles, where he helped significantly advance quality, service, operations, finances, and growth across an academic health system. Before that, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, as Assistant Vice president for the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Texas, and as a management consultant with APM in San Francisco.
Amir serves or has served on boards and advisory boards of leading non-profit organizations, private and public companies, and private equity and venture firms.
In 2014, Amir was recognized with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Northern California amongst Large Companies. He earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration as well as a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan, both with highest honors, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.