CIPCI

Transformation that works

Victor Villagra, MD, FACP

President,
Health & Technology Vector, Inc.

Victor Villagra is the founder and president of Health & Technology Vector, Inc. based in West Hartford, CT. H&TV is a consulting company in population health, technology assessment and delivery system redesign. Dr. Villagra works with senior management teams of a diverse client base in multiple countries.

Dr. Villagra was National Medical Executive at CIGNA HealthCare. He is past-president of the Disease Management Association of America. He has served as an advisor to the Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid in a variety of subjects including the Medicare Modernization Act Chronic Care Initiative. He was a member of the HIT Committee of the State of Connecticut SustiNet plan. His current work focuses on the transformation of primary care practices to succeed in the era of health care reform.

Dr. Villagra received his M.D. degree from the University of Costa Rica and trained in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. Subsequently, he completed a Faculty Development Fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the same institution.

Dr. Villagra served as Visiting Health Policy Scholar at the Ethel Donaghue Center for Translating Research into Practice and Policy at the University of Connecticut Health Center and is now Assistant Professor of Medicine at the same institution.