Sanjay Shah is the Director of Strategic Innovation at
Dignity Health. Sanjay supports advancing Dignity Health’s innovations efforts
by primarily focusing on four bodies of work; realizing intellectual property
developed at Dignity Health, developing built for purpose companies, creating
avenues to combine Dignity Health’s organizational talents and expertise with
those of entrepreneurial companies, and executing strategic co-investments with
health IT and services companies. Working in concert with Dignity Health
employees and physicians, Shah works to anticipate emerging trends and
technologies with the goal of incubating, studying, and scaling efforts to
improve the delivery and access of care.
Prior to Dignity Health, Sanjay spent four years with the
California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), where he served as a senior program
officer with the foundation's Innovations for the Underserved program and
Health Innovation Fund. While at CHCF, Sanjay led multiple initiatives and
investments that focused on creating access to efficient, affordable and high
quality health care. Before joining CHCF, Sanjay worked as a consultant with
The Inovo Group, building innovation capabilities into client organizations and
culture. Sanjay also completed a fellowship at the University of Michigan
Medical Innovation Center, where he focused on identifying, validating, and
creating commercially viable solutions to support patient care.
Sanjay received a bachelor's degree in business
administration and marketing and a master's degree in business administration
with a dual focus in finance and marketing from Wayne State University.