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Joseph West

Founder and Managing Director of Capgenus

Joseph West, ScD. is Executive Vice President of Clinify Health, Business Innovations and Solutions. He leads the company’s innovation strategies and serves as a key stakeholder, decision maker, and catalyst, for all population health and value-based care business development.

He is an experienced healthcare executive, epidemiologist, population health and data analytics leader with over 17 years of healthcare, research, and enterprise experience. Dr. West has published more than 50 articles in academic and industry journals and received several public health awards. He’s a recognized leader in population health management, outcomes-based healthcare, value-based models, and LEAN processes. He has expertise in meta-analysis, statistical planning, data management, statistical methods and models, and clinical epidemiology.

Dr. West was Chief Population Health Officer for NextLevel Health Illinois (a Medicaid Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)) and served as Co-Chair Population Health for Illinois’ 1115 Waiver Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) Provider Integration Initiative. He is a native of East St. Louis, Illinois.

Dr. West graduated from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with a Master of Science and Doctor of Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology.