Farzad Mostashari

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Farzad Mostashari
Assistant Secretary for Health
Succeeded by Jacob Reider
Personal details
Alma mater Harvard University,
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,
Yale University School of Medicine

Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM, is the former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.[1]

Currently Mostashari is CEO of Aledade, a company he founded in 2014. Aledade provides services to independent primary care providers forming Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).[2][3]


He was born in Richmond, Virginia, and raised in Iran, Mostashari moved to Upstate New York at age 14.[4]

Mostashari holds degrees from Yale University School of Medicine (MD, Medicine, 1996), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (MSc, Population Health, 1991), and Harvard University (AB, Biochem, 1989).[5]

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  1. ^ "Mostashari, Farzad". Healthcare IT News. Retrieved 2015-12-23. 
  2. ^ "Aledade is helping independent doctors thrive in a changing health care system". VentureBeat. Retrieved 2015-12-26. 
  3. ^ "The Obama administration wants to dramatically change how doctors are paid". Washington Post. Retrieved 2017-02-03. 
  4. ^ Mitchell, Russ (2012-03-09). "Farzad Mostashari: Man On A Digital Mission". Kaiser Health News. Retrieved 2016-01-09. 
  5. ^ "Farzad Mostashari | LinkedIn". www.linkedin.com. Retrieved 2015-12-30. 

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