Mohit Kaushal is currently a senior advisor at General Atlantic and has had an extensive career within investing, technology, clinical medicine/academia and public policy. Dr. Mohit has been an investor in Humedica (acquired by Optum Health), Rxante (acquired by Millennium), Change Healthcare (acquired by Emdeon), and Wellframe. Dr. Mohit is a board member of Rxante (acquired by Millennium), Gravie, Insight Psychiatry and Oak Street Health (NYSE: OSH) and previously has served as a board member of Universal American (NYSE: UAM) (acquired by WellCare (NYSE:WCG)), and Citius Tech (acquired by Baring). Dr. Mohit has been an investor in Humedica (acquired by Optum Health), Rxante (acquired by Millennium), and Change Healthcare (acquired by Emdeon).
During the Obama administration, Dr. Kaushal was a member of the White House Health IT task force, a cross agency team implementing the technology aspects of the Affordable Care Act, during which time Dr. Kaushal testified to Congress on the application of technology and payment reform to the Medicare population. Dr. Kaushal also built and led the first dedicated health care team at the Federal Communications Commission, where his team initiated collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration for the regulatory streamlining of converged telecommunications, data analytics and medical devices leading to the release of the mobile medical applications guidance by the FDA. In addition, his team reformed the Rural Healthcare Fund Program to create the Healthcare Connect Fund, which aligned the funding mechanism with wider health care payment policy and technology reform.
Dr. Kaushal is an adjunct professor at Stanford University with a joint position within the newly created biomedical data science department and the medical school’s clinical excellence research center. Dr. Kaushal continues to be active within public policy and is a scholar in residence at the Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy. Dr. Kaushal was previously a visiting scholar at the Brookings Institution. He has also been appointed to the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act Workgroup of Health IT Policy Committee and to the National Committee on vital and health statics, advising the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on data access and use. Dr. Kaushal is an ER physician, holds an MBA from Stanford and an MD with distinction from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London.