Fred Goldstein

Fred Goldstein

Fred Goldstein is the founder and president of Accountable Health, a healthcare consulting firm focused on population health. He has more than 30 years of experience in population health, disease management, HMO and hospital operations. He is an expert in population health, care management, risk management, HIT and health system design and development.

During his career, he founded a disease management company that provided services to 11 state Medicaid programs and numerous employer groups, operated an HMO that was ranked the highest-quality Medicaid health plan in Florida, developed an award-winning mobile health app and worked with employers to improve the health of their employees and lower the costs of healthcare. He was also directly responsible for the inclusion of the Medicare annual wellness visit in the Affordable Care Act.

Goldstein serves on the editorial board of the journal Population Health Management, the founding advisory board of Population Health News and the best practices review panel for the Institute for Medicaid Innovation at Medicaid Health Plans of America, and is past chair of the board of directors of the Population Health Alliance.

He has testified before the legislature in the states of Alaska, Florida, Kentucky and Texas on disease and population health management and their application to state employees and Medicaid.

Goldstein received his MS in healthcare administration from Trinity University and a BA in zoology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Recent Articles by Fred Goldstein

Where Is the Elon Musk of Healthcare?

I have been following and interested in space and rockets since I was a child. In April, I was honored to give the distinguished lectureship at the University of Mississippi Medical School, School of Population Health, titled SpaceX, Moonshots and Diabetes in Mississippi. The announcement that the U.S. Air Force has contracted with SpaceX for a […]

10 Ideas That Could Fix Healthcare

I’ve written a fair amount over the years about what is wrong with the American Health Care System from ethics to pricing, structure, incentives etc.  So, what needs to be done to fix it? In the end, is there a better way? Listed below are some of the ideas that I think would have a profound impact on […]

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