Chief Strategy Officer
Steve Lefar serves as Strata’s Chief Strategy Officer overseeing overall strategy, product, solutions strategy, data science and the EPSi unit. He joined Strata in 2018 as Executive Director of StrataDataScience and StrataSphere®, Strata’s collaborative data initiative. StrataSphere leverages the healthcare costs from over 200 health systems that partner with Strata, amounting to nearly $600 billion per year.
Steve is a three-time CEO with nearly 30 years of experience in healthcare with expertise in strategy, analytics and software. He is also a board member of several venture backed companies, including Evive and Wildflower Health. Previously, Steve was CEO of Applied Pathways (acquired August 2017 by AIM Healthcare, now part of Anthem). Prior to Applied Pathways, he was CEO of healthcare market intelligence, consulting and analytics firm Sg2 (acquired by MedAssets and then made part of Vizient in 2015) and President of MediRegs (acquired by Wolters Kluwer in 2007). Steve was also head of Corporate Development at Allscripts. Early in his career, he worked in consulting with both Accenture and APM.
Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan in 1988.