Health care solutions provider Ventech Solutions has appointed Brian Burwell as vice president of health care policy and research.
Burwell’s newly established role will focus on growing Ventech’s presence in the federal and commercial space.
“Brian is a visionary leader in the healthcare field and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team,” said Tonia Bleecher, chief growth officer at Ventech Solutions. “As we continue the growth of our healthcare practice, Brian’s expertise and deep knowledge in healthcare policy and research will be integral to the work we’re doing to support our nation’s healthcare system.”
As a nationally recognized expert in Medicaid financing for long-term services and support, Burwell managed care models for LTSS populations and federal and state spending trends. He is also a member of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission and an accomplished author.
Prior to joining Ventech, Burwell served as vice president of the Federal Government Group at IBM Watson Health and as project director on several contracts, such as the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program Learning Collaborative contract for the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services. On this contract, he helped provide technical assistance to State Medicaid agencies on policy issues of immediate concern to the states, such as the opioid crisis.