Dr. Steven Merahn is the Head of Content Strategy at Scale Physician Group.
Steve is an experienced physician-executive with a remarkably diverse career across the entire healthcare ecosystem, including policy and program development for the New York City Department of Health and over a decade in the strategic healthcare communications industry in the Young & Rubicam, Omnicom and Interpublic family of companies, where his clients included Johnson & Johnson, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and 3M.
Steve has served in executive leadership roles in medical information services and digital health as global Vice President of Clinical Technology Products for Elsevier, a consultant to IBM Healthcare Business Services, and General Manager of healthcare professional portal ModernMedicine.com. He led organizational transformation as the Vice President of Marketing and Brand Management for the Albert Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia and, as Senior Vice President and Senior Medical Director at Aetna’s ActiveHealth Management unit, where he was responsible for clinical integration programs and leading their efforts into accountable care and population health.
Steve subsequently served as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for US Medical Management, leading their transformation as a national primary care network into a highly successful accountable care organization and more recently as CMO for Centria Healthcare, a national provider of behavior health services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. He is currently Chief Executive at Union-In-Action, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the capacity of our systems of care to improve the quality of health of individuals and communities.
Trained as a pediatrician at healthcare services affiliates of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Merahn is a recognized thought leader in healthcare quality and performance management, population health management and systems-based practice.