Mohit Kaushal

Mohit Kaushal
Executive Vice President, Business Development, West Health


Dr. Mohit Kaushal is the Executive Vice President of Business Development and Chief Strategy Officer of the collective West Health effort, an independent, one-of-a-kind initiative whose mission is to lower health care costs by creating innovative, patient-centered solutions that deliver the right care at the right place at the right time. As a member of the executive leadership team, he identifies and pursues strategic opportunities to advance its mission through the West Health Institute, West Health Policy Center, West Health Investment Fund and West Health Incubator.

Dr. Kaushal has had an extensive career within clinical medicine, academic research, venture capital, public health and health policy. Previously, Kaushal built and led the first dedicated health care team at the Federal Communications Commission, where his team initiated collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration for the regulatory streamlining of converged telecommunication and medical devices and produced the Health Care chapter of the National Broadband Plan. During his time in government he was a member of the White House Health IT task force and testified to Congress on the application of beneficial technology to the Medicare population.

Prior to this position, Kaushal was an investment professional at Polaris Venture Partners, and held roles with Merrill Lynch’s Health Care Investment Banking Group and the World Health Organization. In addition to his role at West Health, Kaushal is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University and serves on the advisory board of the Johns Hopkins University Biomedical Engineering department. He also serves as a mentor to the HHS Innovation Fellows Program and has been appointed to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics advising HHS on Data Access and Use. Kaushal holds an MBA from Stanford and an MD with distinction from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London.


Data and Analytics
Location: Plaza Room A Level: Non-technical
Moderated by:
Darren Hite (Aberdare Ventures)
Kuang Chen (Captricity), Mohit Kaushal (West Health), Kyna Fong (ElationEMR), Geoffrey Nudd (ClearCare)
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The goal of this panel is to bring health and tech perspectives together for a deep dive into the ever-present problem of data stuck on paper forms. We’ll hear four panelists, representing payers, strategists, healthcare technology VCs, and health-oriented startups, give their perspectives on the persistence of paper and the value of extracting health data from paper forms. Read more.


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