Mike Pykosz is executive vice president and president of health care delivery at CVS Health®. He leads the company’s health care delivery service offerings and is responsible for continuing to build a fully integrated, value-based care ecosystem that drives superior health outcomes for patients and more effectively addresses total cost of care with innovative clinical models.
Mike is the co-founder of Oak Street Health®, a leading network of more than 200 primary care centers across 25 states that delivers value-based care to older adults. He served as its chief executive officer from its founding in 2012 through the company’s acquisition by CVS Health in 2023. During his tenure as CEO, Mike led Oak Street Health through its Initial Public Offering in August 2020 and its acquisition of RubiconMD, the leading technology platform providing access to specialist expertise.
Oak Street Health’s innovative clinical approach has reduced patient hospital admissions by approximately 51%, 30-day hospital readmission rates by 42% and emergency department visits by 51% compared to Medicare benchmarks. In his role as president of health care delivery for CVS Health, Mike is working to unify the company’s care delivery assets, including Oak Street Health, Signify Health® and MinuteClinic®, and identify ways to further leverage the company’s clinical capabilities to improve patient care.
Mike was recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” in 2023 for the fourth consecutive year. Prior to founding Oak Street Health, Mike served as a core member of the Payers and Providers practice at The Boston Consulting Group, where he led projects focused on caring for the Medicare population and their unique healthcare needs. Mike has a BS in Biochemistry from the University of Notre Dame and holds a JD from Harvard Law School.
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