Ben A. Zaniello, MD, MPH, is the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Product at Collective Medical, the nation's largest network for care collaboration. He has worked in care transformation for over a decade, most recently at Providence St. Joseph Health, the Seattle-based health system. As a Chief Medical Information Officer in Population Health, he ran his division’s vendor selection and was responsible for the technical infrastructure that supports Providence’s risk based contracts, including their landmark direct to employer contracts with Boeing and Intel. He also led projects on consumer experience optimization, EMR integration/data exchange with the Providence’s strategic partners, and digital innovation projects with Providence’s Venture investment fund.
Prior to Providence, Dr. Zaniello did NIH-funded translational research in population health at University of Washington while consulting in healthcare technology. Previously, he worked at the early Java startup Marimba as well as the enterprise software company Trilogy in Austin, Texas where he helped build their Healthcare and Financial Services practice. Dr. Zaniello continues to practice in medicine, focusing on Seattle’s high risk populations. His undergraduate work was at Stanford (in Architecture, German, and Computer Science) but he returned home to his native Kentucky for medical school at the University of Kentucky College Of Medicine. He did his Internal Medicine residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center and Infectious Disease fellowship at University of Washington where he also received his MPH.