EVP, Chief Strategy and Digital Officer
Sara Vaezy is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Digital Officer for Providence where she is responsible for system strategy and digital innovation for the integrated delivery network (IDN) which includes 52 hospitals and 1,085 clinics and serves over 5 million unique patients.
Sara is the architect of the corporate strategy and digital Innovation model at Providence. The model has generated technology collaborations and the successful commercialization of three incubated technologies into new companies. She’s a thought leader for digital innovation, and her framework for building and maintaining deep organizational relationships with stakeholders across the industry has resulted in partnerships with over 150 health system digital and innovation teams, venture capital organizations, industry analysts and influencers, and digital health organizations. Sara is active in the broader healthcare industry serving as an NCQA Board Director, a Harvard Executive Education Faculty Member, a Health Evolution Forum Fellow, a Forbes Business Council Member, and a board observer for DexCare.
She holds an MHA and an MPH in Health Policy from the University of Washington School of Public Health and BAs in Physics and Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley.