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Leadership Team

Meet the Innovation Health Leadership Team

Sunil Budhrani

Sunil Budhrani, MD, MPH, MBA

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Sunil Budhrani, a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician, is the Chief Executive Officer of Innovation Health. He joined the organization in May 2016 as the Chief Medical Officer and took on the additional role of CEO in early 2019. Sunil will guide the continued success and expansion of Innovation Health with a focus on member growth and access to quality health coverage.

Over the span of his career, Sunil practiced at several leading institutions including Inova Health System in Falls Church, Virginia; Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida; Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey; and Baystate Medical Center in Massachusetts.

In addition to his roles in hospital settings, Sunil also founded CareClix Telemedicine, a national end-to-end telemedicine solutions company as well as PrimeMed Urgent Care Systems, which operated urgent care facilities throughout the metropolitan Washington D.C. area. He also served as the CMO of the Affordable Care Act’s Health Plan, Evergreen Health Care.

Sunil graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Neuroscience and English. He then completed his Medical degree and a Masters of Public Health degree at George Washington University. After completing his residency training in Emergency Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Massachusetts, Sunil sat as Chairman and directed Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Centers on the east coast for over a decade. He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University.

Sarah Grantham

Sarah H. Grantham, Ph.D

Chief Operating Officer

Sarah H. Grantham, Ph.D. is the Chief Operating Officer of Innovation Health. She joined the organization in August of 2019. As COO, Sarah is responsible for overseeing Innovation Health’s ongoing operations, with a focus on ensuring positive growth. She also oversees the execution of Innovation Health’s broader strategic goals which ensure the organization continues to deliver on its mission to offer more efficient, personalized care and improved health outcomes.

Prior to her role at Innovation Health, Sarah spent six years at Evolent Health, where she held various positions, most previously having served as Managing Director of Client Implementation. She led Evolent Health’s Medicare Advantage value-based services and also launched and operated several Commercial and Medicare ACOs. During her time with Evolent Health, Sarah also led partnership development, was positioned as a subject matter expert across operational, legal, compliance, financial, clinical and technology functions, and was integral as the overall owner of successful implementation of value-based operations. She also previously served as a Senior Consultant for L.E.K. Consulting in their Life Sciences and Healthcare Services practices.

Sarah graduated summa cum laude from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. She went on to earn her Ph.D. in Chemistry as a National Science Foundation pre-doctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, writing her thesis on the identification and profiling of cancer markers.

Nannette G. Henderson

Chief Financial Officer

Nannette Henderson, Chief Financial Officer, accepted her leadership position with Innovation Heath in May 2013 and is responsible for financial activities in support of the new partnership between Aetna and Inova.

Prior to joining Innovation Health, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NYLCare Health Plans of the Mid-Atlantic for 13 years. In that position, she was responsible for all finance, underwriting, human resources and information technology functions. Her time there included an election by her peers as the President of the Maryland Association of Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), where she represented the Maryland HMOs on a variety of issues throughout the state. After leaving NYLCare, Nannette accepted the founding Chief Financial Officer position with Digital Insurance, where she served in that position until 2001 when she left the workforce to stay at home and raise her four daughters.

While a stay at home mother, Nannette provided accounting and consulting services to a wide variety of small businesses and non-profits, including tax and regulatory filings related to starting nonprofit tax exempt organizations in Virginia.  She is also heavily involved as a Board member in the parent teacher organizations of her children's schools and is an active volunteer in their various sports and extracurricular activities. Nannette has received numerous awards for her volunteer work in recognition for her commitment to the well-being of children and educational advocacy.

Together, better health

Inova and Aetna have partnered to transform the patient health care journey. Through integrated, coordinated team communication and innovative programs, our plans are personalized to fit your needs, at any stage. Discover how we help members achieve their health ambitions, right in their community.

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Health benefits and health insurance plans are offered and/or underwritten by Innovation Health Insurance Company and Innovation Health Plan, Inc. Innovation Health Insurance Company and Innovation Health Plan, Inc. are affiliates of Inova and of Aetna Life Insurance Company and its affiliates (Aetna). Aetna provides certain management services to Innovation Health. Each insurer has sole financial responsibility for its own products.

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