Raj Sabharwal is the Director of Strategic Alliances at AcademyHealth, where he works on projects that support the development of an evidence infrastructure for health and health care, with an emphasis on the inclusion of multiple stakeholder perspectives. His core areas of interest include broader use of interoperable health information technology (Health IT) systems, data governance and privacy, patient centered outcomes research, and the development of data registries. In addition, Mr. Sabharwal serves as the staff lead for AcademyHealth’s new Corporate Council and actively seeks partnerships and collaborations for AcademyHealth and its members with private sector entities, including delivery systems, life-sciences companies, payers, and Health IT/data analytic firms.
Prior to joining AcademyHealth, Mr. Sabharwal served as a Senior Project Manager at the Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP). Prior to CMTP, Mr. Sabharwal worked at Avalere Health as a Manager in their Center for Evidence-Based Medicine. Previous to Avalere, Mr. Sabharwal served as a Senior Researcher at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Center for Physician Workforce Studies.