Jeffrey Kraut serves as the executive vice president for strategy and analytics at Northwell Health and as associate dean for strategy for the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, one of the nation’s newest medical schools. In addition to coordinating the strategic planning and health policy activities of Northwell, as well as the development of its network of providers through merger, acquisition or affiliated relationships, he is also responsible for organizing the next generation of business and clinical analytics throughout the health system.
Often recognized for his skills in health planning, policy and analytics, Mr. Kraut serves as chair of the Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC), which oversees public health, health planning, regulatory and Certificate of Need activities in New York State. He has focused on regional planning and policy development, promoting the interoperability and sharing of health data and incubating innovation opportunities through strategic partnerships.
Mr. Kraut is a board member of the New York eHealth Collaborative, the entity responsible to coordinate the development of the NYS Health Information Network, and served on the American Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development where he is the 2017 recipient of its Leadership Excellence Award. He is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, serves on the Standards Council of the Commission on Accreditation on Healthcare Management Education and is a board member of the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council.
Mr. Kraut is also involved in regional economic development and community building activities as a board member of the Long Island Regional Planning Council and the Brookville Center for Children Services, where he serves as its president. Mr. Kraut also serves as a health policy advisor to the Long Island Index and ERASE Racism and is a member of the Energeia Partnership which is dedicated to achieving social equity through regional private/public partnerships.
Prior to joining Northwell, Mr. Kraut served as the Vice President for Policy and Planning at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where he was recruited from the health care consulting group of KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Kraut received an MBA in Healthcare Management from Baruch College/Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and is a graduate of Stony Brook University.