10th Anniversary Special Series: Dr. Dan Carey and Dr. Mark Fendrick


This episode of Smarter Care Connections is the third in a special series to recognize VCHI’s 10th Anniversary. Our guests this week are Drs. Dan Carey and Dr. Mark Fendrick, both of whom have a long history working with the VCHI team.

Our Guests:

Daniel Carey, MD, MCHM

Dr. Daniel Carey is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the Physician Enterprise at Providence, a large multi-state health system based in Washington state. Before he made the move West, he served the Commonwealth of Virginia as Secretary of Health and Human Resources for four years. In that role Dr. Carey oversaw 12 state agencies and led Virginia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last but not least, he served as director then Vice-Chair of VCHI’s board of directors before departing Virginia in late 2021.

A. Mark Fendrick, MD

Dr. Fendrick directs the V-BID Center at the University of Michigan, the leading advocate for development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative health benefit plans.  He conceptualized and coined the term Value-Based Insurance Design. His research focuses on how clinician payment and consumer engagement initiatives impact access to care, quality of care, and health care costs.  Dr. Fendrick has authored over 250 articles and book chapters and has received numerous awards for the creation and implementation of value-based insurance design.  His perspective and understanding of clinical and economic issues have fostered collaborations with numerous government agencies, health plans, professional societies, and health care companies.