March 20, 2023
WASHINGTON, DC—March 20, 2023—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced the creation of a new functional area, the Transformation Office, to accelerate strategic initiatives and support NCQA’s vision to improve American health care. To lead the Transformation Office, digital health innovator Vik Wadhwani joins the NCQA Leadership Team as the company’s first Chief Transformation Officer.
Mr. Wadhwani’s responsibilities include aligning NCQA measure development and data collection to expedite the creation and use of digital quality measures. He also leads NCQA’s growth of internal capabilities to provide best-in-class service as the company expands its content, products and services.
“The digitization of quality is a complex transformation that relies on the input and dedication of many,” said NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane. “The formation of the Transformation Office will help ensure NCQA helps health care organizations streamline their quality operations and improve care. Vik’s leadership in technology transformation, along with his record advising payor, provider, and technology firms, will help NCQA and our customers accomplish our quality goals.”
Vik Wadhwani joins NCQA with over 22 years of program management experience in business and technology transformation. He has led digital development and served as a strategic advisor for organizations such as Deloitte, Geisinger, xG Health, Cerner and Motive Medical Intelligence.
“NCQA’s leadership in digitizing health care advances quality and health equity by helping health care organizations address the needs of their populations in holistic ways,” said Vik Wadhwani. “I’m thrilled to lead the Transformation Office and look forward to helping NCQA use technology to improve health and health care for everyone in the United States.”
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA Accredits and Certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also Recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. In recognition for its leadership in diversity, equity and inclusion, NCQA has won the Excellence in Diversity Award from the Chesapeake Human Resources Association. NCQA’s website (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make informed health care choices. NCQA can also be found at Twitter @ncqa and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/ncqa.
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