Connections April 2016 - Cherokee

Cherokee Health Systems' CCO Appointed to BlueCare Tennessee Advisory Panel

(from the Chattanoogan.com)

Dr. Parinda Khatri, chief clinical officer of Cherokee Health Systems, has been appointed to the BlueCare Clinical Advisory Panel on Population Health and Integrated Primary Care. The panel, which meets twice per year, consists of providers from across the state of Tennessee who use their knowledge to improve health outcomes and access to primary care services for the nearly 500,000 members of BlueCare Tennessee.

BlueCare Tennessee explained that Dr. Khatri was appointed to this prestigious board because of her long-standing history of providing clinical care in the East Tennessee community and her commitment to continuous improvement of care for all of her patients, including those that are members of BlueCare Tennessee.

In her role at Cherokee Health Systems, Dr. Khatri provides oversight and guidance on clinical quality, program development and management, workforce development, clinical research, and clinical operations for blended primary care and behavioral health services. She also trains, consults, and presents extensively on integrated care in addition to leading Cherokee Health Systems’ APA-accredited Psychology Internship Program.