Jeffrey Kraut serves as the executive vice president for strategy and analytics at Northwell Health and as associate dean for strategy for the Zucker School of Medicine. 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 data governance and 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 New York State Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC). The PHHPC oversees public, health planning, regulatory and Certificate of Need activities in New York State. He has focused on influencing the interoperability and sharing of health data through the development of regional health information organizations and incubating innovation opportunities in pharma/biotech R&D environments. He served as the founding chair of the Long Island Patient Information Exchange (LIPIX) and was instrumental in its merger with its New York City counterpart, NYCLIX, to form Healthix, the largest RHIO in New York State.
Mr. Kraut is a board member of the American Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development, a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and serves on the Standards Council of the Commission on Accreditation on Healthcare Management Education. He was the recipient of the 25th Anniversary Leadership Award of The New York State Society for Health Planning, an organization of which he served as past president. He serves on various committees of the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS), the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) and on the board of the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council.
He is also involved in regional economic development and community building activities as a board member of the Long Island Regional Planning Council, Sustainable Long Island and The Brookville Center for Children Services. Mr. Kraut serves as a health policy advisor to the Long Island Index and ERASE Racism.
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.