– USA, FL – Dr. Barry M. Straube, M.D., a clinical expert in the healthcare industry for over 30 years, has been selected to join the Board of Directors for Citra Health Solutions, a Jacksonville, Florida based team of innovators focused on providing tools and services that allow the healthcare industry to transition into and succeed in the emerging value-based environment.
“Our mission is to equip our healthcare partners with the best possible solutions, enabling them to deliver quality care, improve population health management and increase efficiency,” said Howard Buff, Chief Executive Officer at Citra. “With the exciting addition of Dr. Straube to our board, we take another important step in building a team that is capable of fulfilling these ambitions. Dr. Straube’s impressive track record will validate and further enhance the value of our programs.”
Dr. Straube brings to Citra extensive physician executive and clinical leadership experience in the physician-hospital, managed care, technology & innovation and federal/state healthcare sectors. He serves as Director with The Marwood Group, a healthcare advisory and financial services firm headquartered in New York City. Previously, he served as Chief Medical Officer for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for six years as well as the Director of the CMS Office of Clinical Standards & Quality (OCSQ).
Prior to his government service, Dr. Straube served in a number of senior physician management positions for Foundation Health Systems and Health Net, where he held the roles of Vice President, Quality Improvement and Senior Medical Director. Dr. Straube has also served on the boards and committees of various other healthcare and quality improvement organizations.
Dr. Straube received an A.B. magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University and an M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School.
About Citra Health Solutions
Citra Health Solutions aligns the needs of providers and patients with a focus on better health and more efficient value-based management. By combining scalable services with technical solutions, Citra enables its partners to optimize business practices while improving health outcomes for patients.
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