Top 25 Minority Leaders
Chief operating officer, community-based care, Intermountain Healthcare and CEO, Castell
At Intermountain, Shrestha helped advance innovative care models, including a Medicare accountable care organization that saved $2.6 million in 2018. He developed a new primary-care compensation model that rewards physicians for hitting quality metrics and implemented other redesigns of primary care that pushed providers closer to value-based care. Last year, he took on the added responsibility of leading Castell, an Intermountain spin-off aimed at assisting providers, payers and other stakeholders transitioning to value-based care. Shrestha increased diversity on the medical group board and committees with the number of women rising from 16% to 46%.