Vice President, Network Performance
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA)
Dr. Carty is Vice President, Network Performance at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA). In this role, she leads the company’s initiatives with Massachusetts based physician groups to measure and improve healthcare quality, safety and efficiency outcomes.
Prior to this role, she co-led a physician consulting team at Evolent Health. While there, Dr. Carty developed value based strategies with health care system executive leadership and engaged physician leadership in starting the change management necessary for a successful system transformation under new payment methodologies. In addition, she led the development and implementation of the Advanced Illness Care (AIC) care management program that aimed to identify patients in their last year of life via predictive stratification modeling and then improve their quality of life. Dr. Carty previously held the positions of Vice President of Medical Affairs at Good Samaritan Hospital, the largest hospital in the Steward Healthcare network and an original Pioneer ACO and Director of Clinical Operations Improvement at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
Dr. Carty graduated from Harvard College and earned her MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed residency and palliative care training at Brigham and Women’s / Dana Farber Cancer Institute. She currently practices palliative care and hospice medicine.