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Jay Desai

Co-Founder and CEO


Jay Desai is Co-Founder and CEO of PatientPing, a company that connects healthcare providers across the country through a network of real-time notifications to better coordinate care when patients receive ER, hospital, and post-acute care.

As a devoted healthcare reformer, Jay has spent his career creating tools to transform the system into one that provides higher quality care at a lower cost. His passion lies at the intersection of technology, policy, and community building. In his role as Co-Founder and CEO, Jay sets the vision and mission for PatientPing and challenges his team of innovators and experts to change the way healthcare is delivered through a simple solution.

Jay has spent the past decade as a health care policymaker, young executive, and investor. Prior to co-founding PatientPing, Jay worked at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation where he helped design and implement ACO, Bundled Payment, and other innovative payment models that would become the cornerstones Affordable Care Act. While in this position, he was struck by the gaps in communication between providers. PatientPing was born out of his desire to find an elegant solution for coordinating care across the multiple providers a patient sees over the course of his or her life.

Jay’s previous experience includes Triad Isotopes, Parthenon Capital, and Lehman Brothers. He has served as a subject matter expert on health reform for a variety of provider organizations and co-founded the Health System Transformation Task Force.  Jay earned an MBA in Health Care Management from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, a BBA from the University of Michigan, and is a Coro Fellow.

When he’s not working to solve the hardest problems in healthcare, Jay can be found in his running shoes on Storrow Drive or curating the perfect playlist.