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Welcome to Bamboo Health, formerly Appriss Health + PatientPing.

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Jay Desai

Sr. Vice President, Strategy & Partnerships

Jay Desai joined Bamboo Health in May 2021 as senior vice president of strategy and partnerships following the acquisition of PatientPing, a company he co-founded and led as CEO. In August 2021, the combined Appriss Health and PatientPing companies were renamed to the current Bamboo Health where Desai continues to live out his passion at the intersection of technology, policy, and community building.

As co-founder and CEO of PatientPing, Desai led creation of solutions to empower providers to transform our healthcare system into one that provides higher quality care at a lower cost, connecting healthcare providers across the country with real-time notifications to better coordinate care.

Desai has spent the past decade as a healthcare policymaker, young executive, and investor. Prior to Bamboo Health and PatientPing, Desai worked at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation where he helped design and implement ACO, Bundled Payment, and other innovative payment models funded by the Affordable Care Act. His previous experience includes Triad Isotopes, Parthenon Capital, and Lehman Brothers. Desai also previously served as a subject matter expert on health reform for a variety of provider organizations and co-founded the Health System Transformation Task Force.

Desai earned an MBA in Health Care Management from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, a BBA from the University of Michigan, and is a Coro Fellow.