Kate Berry is Senior Vice President of Clinical Innovation with America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), a national association whose members provide coverage for health care and related services, where she oversees clinical programs such as chronic disease prevention and management and works with AHIP member health plans to highlight their innovative programs in areas including behavioral health, women’s health, diabetes prevention, asthma management, telehealth, and the social determinants of health. She leads AHIP’s member engagement with health plan chief medical officers and leads a work group on opioid addiction prevention and treatment. She has 30 years of experience in health care.
Berry was the Chief Executive Officer of National eHealth Collaborative, a public-private partnership to encourage widespread adoption of health information technology to improve patient centeredness and drive greater value. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President of Surescripts, a national network for electronic prescribing and health information exchange. While at Surescripts, she created and led the Center for Improving Medication Management, a collaborative focused on leveraging technology to improve outcomes of medication management.
Berry previously had a career in healthcare management consulting and as a nonprofit executive. As a consultant with McManis Associates, she conducted strategic planning engagements to develop integrated health systems. At the American Red Cross, she was Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President of External Affairs.
Berry holds a master’s degree in public policy from Duke University and a bachelor of arts degree in political science and English from Goucher College in Maryland.