Kate McIntosh, MD, MBA, FAAP, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Dr. McIntosh is responsible for ensuring the quality and value of health care services for Health New England members, with a focus on clinical excellence, innovation, and technology to improve health outcomes. She is dedicated to furthering the integration of Health New England within the Baystate Health system and to expanding clinical collaboration with providers across Massachusetts.
With over 20 years of clinical experience, she is a dedicated pediatrician and an accomplished physician-executive with experience overseeing quality improvement, medical policy, utilization management, value-based models, information technology, and health reform initiatives.
Prior to joining Health New England in October 2021, Dr. McIntosh served as Senior Medical Director and Director of Quality and Utilization Management for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont. Previously, she was the Medical Director for the Vermont Health Information Exchange, and President and Managing Partner of Rainbow Pediatrics in Middlebury, Vermont, a Patient Centered Medical Home known for innovation in health care reform and population health initiatives.
Dr. McIntosh obtained her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Colorado, her Masters of Business Administration and Health Policy from Brandeis University, and her Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Michigan. Board Certified in Pediatrics, Dr. McIntosh is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.