In January 2016 Amir Dan Rubin joined the nation’s leading health benefits and services organization, UnitedHealth Group and its Optum organization, as Executive Vice President. In his role he looks to join an organization with $130 billion in annual revenue and 200,000 employees helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.
Previously, Amir served as President and CEO of Stanford Health Care, a $4 billion academic health system affiliated with Stanford University in California. Stanford Health Care seeks to serve humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time, through its commitment to care, educate, and discover. At Stanford Health Care, Amir worked with a broad team to raise patient experience scores to the highest levels in the nation, advance quality and clinical innovation, grow a regional network of inpatient and outpatient settings, launch health plan offerings, advance digital health, and deploy lean management approaches.
Prior to Stanford, Amir served as Chief Operating Officer for the UCLA Health System in Los Angeles, where he helped significantly advance quality, service, operations and growth across an academic health system. Prior to UCLA, Amir served as Chief Operating Officer for Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, as Assistant Vice President of Operations for Memorial Hermann Hospital in Texas, and as Director of Business Development for Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Texas. Amir also previously worked as a health care management consultant with APM in San Francisco, serving leading health plans and delivery systems.
In 2014, Amir was recognized with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Northern California amongst Large Companies. Amir has served on an array of boards and advisory boards, including the California Hospital Association, the American Association of Medical College’s (AAMC’s) Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH), the National Center for Healthcare Leadership, the Joint Commission’s Leadership Advisory Council, and several commercial boards. Amir has been a frequent guest lecturer and presenter on strategy, lean operations, and customer service.
- B.S. in Economics with a minor in Business Administration
University of California, Berkeley
- MBA as well as a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration
University of Michigan