Part of DuPage Medical Group’s leadership team, Krishna plays a critical role in positioning DMG as one of the Chicago area’s most progressive health care organizations. In his role as Chief Administrative Officer, he collaborates with physicians and staff to improve patient outcomes, reduce health care costs, enhance business efficiency and increase patient access to care.
Krishna is responsible for all administrative operations of DMG including: Analytics, Quality Improvement, Utilization and Case Management, Customer Service, Call Center, Patient Accounts, Claims Payment, Eligibility, Coding and Reimbursement, Privacy and Compliance, HIM/Scanning, Information Technology, Project Management, Training and Implementation.
Prior to being named CAO, Krishna was DMG’s Chief Information and Transformation Officer. Before joining DMG, he served as Director of Technical Services at Epic, the leading provider of health care software based in Madison, Wisconsin. At Epic, he was involved in over 30 large-scale electronic health record implementations across the US for clients such as Kaiser Permanente, Cleveland Clinic Health System, Texas Health Resources, and NorthShore University Health System.
Krishna is affiliated with several associations, including the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN). He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (India), a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
In his free time, Krishna advises start-up health care IT companies, volunteers with the Chicago House, I.C. Stars and enjoys travel to new countries.