Yousuf J. Ahmad
President & Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Yousuf J. Ahmad serves as the President & CEO of AssureCare® as well as the Managing Director of Healthcare for Vora Ventures. He brings over 20 years of healthcare leadership experience encompassing health insurance, physician group practice, and multi-hospital health system experience. Dr. Yousuf J. Ahmad most recently served as the Senior Vice President of System Development for Mercy Health – the largest health system in the State of Ohio and one of the largest in the United States. In this role, he is responsible for all system growth strategies, including, but not limited to, mergers & acquisitions, partnerships, affiliations, etc. In addition to this role, he also served as the President of the system’s Behavioral Health Institute.
Prior to this role, he was the President & CEO of Mercy Health in Cincinnati where he had the responsibility to transform the delivery and implementation of primary and specialty care throughout the Central Division including physician offices, hospitals, home health, long-term care, and other services – a total of over 100 locations of care. Under his leadership Mercy Health was named a Truven “Top 15” health system two years in a row. Dr. Ahmad also lead the Mercy Health in preparing for healthcare reform initiatives including the development and execution of the region’s first and only Accountable Care Organization (ACO), the advancement of its Patient- Centered Medical Home (PCMH) project, and Population Health Management. He provided executive oversight over key services lines and Mercy Health Physicians and serves on its Advisory Board.
Dr. Ahmad is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) an active member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), and American Public Health Association (APHA).
Dr. Ahmad holds a Doctorate in Public Health from University of Kentucky, a Masters of Health Administration from Xavier University. He earned a Masters in Business Administration and an undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems from Eastern Kentucky University.