Chief Executive Officer, Prescription Solutions, UnitedHealth Group, a health and well-being business, since October 2007. Chief Executive Officer of Ovations Pharmacy Solutions, also of the UnitedHealth Group, from December 2005 to September 2007. Executive Vice President, Specialty Companies, PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc., a consumer health organization, from July 2002 to December 2005. Director of STERIS Corporation.
Dr. Kosecoff works in private equity to identify, select, mentor and manage health services and IT companies. She is a managing partner at Moriah Partners and a senior advisor to Warburg Pincus.
From 2002 to 2012, Dr. Kosecoff was a senior executive inside UnitedHealth Group-PacifiCare. Dr. Kosecoff joined UnitedHealth Group as part of its acquisition of PacifiCare Health Systems in 2005. At PacifiCare, Dr. Kosecoff served as Executive Vice President with responsibility for its specialty businesses, including its PBM, the Medicare Part D Drug Program, PacifiCare Behavioral Health, PacifiCare Dental & Vision, and Women’s Health Solutions. Upon joining United, Dr. Kosecoff took responsibility for the Medicare Part D business, pharmacy services for United’s senior, legacy PacifiCare and external PBM business, as well as the consumer health product division serving seniors. In 2007, Dr. Kosecoff was appointed CEO of Prescription Solutions (now known as OptumRx) with responsibility for United’s PBM, Specialty Pharmacy and Consumer Health Products, providing services as of 2011 to more than 13 million members with annual revenue of $18.5 billion. In 2011, Dr. Kosecoff was named Senior Advisor for Optum to identify and develop new growth and collaborative opportunities. Optum encompasses the health services businesses of UnitedHealth Group, consisting of OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx.
Dr. Kosecoff is a Director of athenahealth, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based electronic health record practice management and care coordination services to medical groups and health systems, where she serves on the compensation and nominating & corporate governance committees; CareFusion Corporation, a global medical technology company where she services on the audit committee; and STERIS Corporation, a global leader in infection prevention, contamination control and surgical and critical care technologies, where she serves a chair of the compliance committee and is on the nominating & corporate governance committee. She also sits on the Advisory Board for SAP.
Dr. Kosecoff received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She received a master of science degree in applied mathematics from Brown University and a Ph.D. degree in research methods from the University of California, Los Angeles. Previously, she founded information technology and drug development businesses in the medical field. Dr. Kosecoff was also previously on the faculty on the Schools of Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has served as a consultant to the World Health Organization’s Global Quality Assessment Programs, on the Institute of Medicine’s Board of Health Care Services, the RAND Graduate School’s Board of Governors, and the Board of Directors for ALARIS, City of Hope, the Alliance for Aging Research, and the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association