Executive Vice President, Commercial Business Lines
Dr. Alaigh has been successful in both the public and private sectors of healthcare. Prior to joining Remedy Partners, Dr. Poonam Alaigh was the Acting Under Secretary for Health at the Department of Veterans Affairs where she directed a healthcare system with an annual budget of approximately $61 billion, overseeing the delivery of care to more than 9 million enrolled veterans. She previously served as the Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Health at the US Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and was the executive sponsor of the MyVA access initiative, the largest transformation at the VA to improve access to care for all veterans.
Additionally, she was the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Senior Services of New Jersey, where she oversaw the department that was responsible for the healthcare policy, public health, senior care and quality of all the healthcare institutions in the state.
Dr. Alaigh also served as the co-founder of one of the largest ACOs in the country, the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, and CEO and President of Alaigh Care Associates, LLC, a national healthcare consulting company. She has held executive leadership positions at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and GlaxoSmithKline.
She is a board certified internist with a specialty in vascular diseases having received her MD and her Masters in Health Care Policy and Management at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY. She is a certified Black Belt in Six Sigma business management strategy. She is a recognized national healthcare leader and has authored a number of articles and publications.