Author: Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella

Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella is the head of the UnitedHealthcare Innovation Center of Excellence. Vidya and her team design and develop breakthrough innovations that help address unmet health needs through the use of cutting-edge concepts and technology, including mobile apps and integrated health and wellness programs.

Vidya is a clinician by training and has more than 20 years of experience in health care innovation. Prior to her role at UnitedHealthcare, she held a senior management position at Johnson & Johnson, where she led the design of integrated and tailored health and wellness solutions for employers and health plans. In addition, she helped oversee the company’s start-up organization, providing expertise about strategic partnerships and enterprise integration.

She holds a bachelor’s of medicine and a bachelor’s of surgery from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India, and she earned a master’s of health administration from Cornell University in New York.