Director, Health Data Transparency
Michael Garbutt joined HCIF in October 2017 and has over 20 years collective in the health care and financial services industries. Michael is responsible for developing and delivering HCIF programs focused on data transparency, quality measurement and payment reform, in collaboration with HCIF’s partners and stakeholders.
Prior to joining the organization, Michael was Director Provider Network Operations at Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, PA. At Independence, he was the key liaison for a local joint venture focused on health care transformation and population health management. He also managed Independence’s Capitation department and led many key strategic initiatives during his tenure.
Over his career, Michael has held other management position with areas of expertise in business strategy/execution, project management, process improvement, communications, operations, finance, and risk management. Michael earned his MBA in Finance from La Salle University and holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Bloomsburg University.