Tracy W. Korman, Managing Partner; Strategy & Innovation Practice Lead

Tracy is a proven senior leader with a demonstrated ability to retool operations for increased productivity and margins, as well as drive excellence in marketing, operations, customer relationship management, finance, pricing and strategy. His background spans startups, growing concerns and larger enterprises allied with industry expertise in population health management, chronic condition support, wellness, health information and telecommunications. He has a track record of founding and building highly profitable mid-sized and large-scale businesses in the health care and information industries.

Prior to co-founding Health Data Sciences Group, Tracy spent five years at Health Integrated where he focused on driving innovation across the enterprise and led corporate and product strategy, informatics, pricing strategy and developing the company's products and marketing assets. Tracy created data-enabled, psychosocially integrated programs for finding and mitigating population risks for payers and improving the health outcomes for vulnerable populations. Tracy led Health Integrated's professional services organization and Innovations practice, providing cutting-edge care management support to senior plan leadership.

Prior to Health Integrated, Tracy was founder and chief executive officer of Longitude Health, EVP and general manager of Ovid Health Technologies, founder and executive vice president of Broadview Networks, partner with Abbey Road, the leading pricing strategy consultancy,  and a consultant with Booz, Allen & Hamilton where he worked with senior leadership of fortune 50 companies on strategies for driving growth and profitability

Tracy is a returned Peace Corp volunteer who served in Ecuador, and a Harvard graduate with a master’s in business administration. His undergraduate degree in literature was earned at Swarthmore College.

Kyahn Kamali, Managing Partner; Analytics Practice Lead

Prior to co-founding Health Data Science Group, Kyahn served as Vice President of Healthcare Data Sciences at Health Integrated, developing data strategies and solutions in support of over 7 million covered lives. Kyahn works closely with payers, providers and healthcare services firms to optimize risk identification, member selection, provider performance assessment, health econometric modeling and strategic data infrastructure improvement for sustained high level population health performance.

Prior to joining Health Integrated, Kyahn was the Director of Research and Development at Nationwide Better Health (NBH), a health and wellness company founded by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. In this role he led a team of senior analysts in efforts to validate the impact and value of NBH total population health and workforce management programs through client reporting and research studies. Clients included many self-insured Fortune 500 companies, in addition to clients in the healthcare and education sectors, covering over 3 million lives.

Kyahn is an extremely versatile professional with expertise in IT, data informatics, analysis and the use of data for driving business outcomes optimization. Over the past 20 years he has applied this expertise in a number of fields including healthcare, finance/lending, Internet and retail environments. He has hands-on experience across many business and analytic areas, including financial modeling, predictive modeling, marketing effectiveness evaluation, call center evaluations, return on investment, and other impact analyses.

Kyahn holds a Masters degree in Health Sciences from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health with a focus on Health Finance and Administration. He also holds a Masters degree in theoretical astrophysics from the Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor's degree in Science from The University of Washington. Kyahn has been recognized as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS 2007-2010).

Richard Sánchez, MD, M.P.H., Partner; Service Excellence Practice Lead

Dr. Sanchez is an internationally recognized leader in developing and delivering clinical services to complex and vulnerable populations.  As both a partner with HDSG and through Sánchez Managed Care Solutions, LLC, Richard provides comprehensive Managed Care consulting services, including interim management and joint ventureship. Richard has over 20 years of senior executive level experience with some of the nation's largest, most progressive, and most successful managed care companies. He has extensive experience in all aspects of managed care operations including claims and provider contracting. Dr. Sánchez has particular expertise and success in controlling health care costs due to fraud, waste, abuse and over utilization. As a former Chief Medical Officer he has successfully provided executive leadership over the areas of pharmacy, quality, care management and utilization review.

Richard served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Molina Healthcare, Inc. At Molina, Richard oversaw all of Molina’s clinical programs and led Medical Affairs, Quality and Pharmacy operations and was accountable for all clinical and quality initiatives for the company. Prior to this, Richard was chief medical officer for Molina Healthcare of California and Molina Healthcare of Utah. Additionally, Richard served at Chief Medical Officer at Mercy Care Plan (Schaller Anderson), Coventry Health Care, Humana and Blue Cross Blue Shield in New York City. Earlier in his career, Richard was the Public Health Commissioner for the City and County of San Francisco, California.

Richard received his M.D. from the University of California School of Medicine at San Francisco. He then completed a pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. He also received a Master’s Degree of Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley.