Jaskanwar Batra, a board certified psychiatrist, clinical health policy expert, and medical educator, has a distinguished track record of leadership and expertise in the healthcare industry. With a Master's degree in Health Administration from the George Washington University-Milken Institute School of Public Health, a Residency in Psychiatry from the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Christian Medical College in Ludhiana, India, Batra brings a wealth of knowledge to his work.
As President of Astute Health, PLC, Batra utilizes his diverse expertise in clinical psychiatry, healthcare policy, and medical management to provide specialized consultation services. He has extensive knowledge in areas including health care reform, quality improvement, hospital psychiatry, public sector psychiatry, mental health integration, NCQA accreditation for health plans, new payment models in mental health, medical student education, and psychiatry resident training.
Batra has held leadership positions in various organizations such as Vice Chair of Clinical Operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Associate Professor at Stony Brook University, Clinical Associate Professor at NYU School of Medicine, and Director of Hospital Psychiatry Services at Stony Brook Medicine. Additionally, he has held various medical director positions at the Vermont Department of Mental Health, Vermont State Hospital, and Vermont Health CO-OP.
In summary, Jaskanwar Batra is a highly skilled psychiatrist, healthcare policy expert, and medical educator with extensive leadership experience in various organizations. He has a broad knowledge base and is dedicated to improving the healthcare industry through innovative strategies and best practices.