Quartz Welcomes Chief Data Officer

Quartz announced today that Asif Mujahid has joined the Quartz leadership team as Chief Data Officer. Asif is an accomplished leader in Data, Analytics, and AI, with an extensive background in payer and provider analytics. His expertise spans the entire analytics lifecycle, including data engineering, analytics, and predictive modeling. Throughout his career, Asif has consistently transformed complex data into actionable insights, driving organizational growth, enhancing financial resilience, and improving patient engagement.

“It’s an honor to welcome Asif to the Quartz leadership team,” said Christine Senty, Quartz President and Chief Executive Officer. “Asif’s career is a testament to his dedication and belief in data being a force for good that can create meaningful, positive change in health care. Quartz is confident that Asif’s leadership and vision will further our mission to improve the health and well-being of the members and communities we serve.”

Asif’s diverse background includes building analytical solutions within the Consumer-Packaged Goods (CPG) and Airlines industries early in his career, before making a significant impact in the health care sector. At UnitedHealth Group (Optum), he played a pivotal role in the company’s data and analytics evolution. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Asif was instrumental in developing innovative solutions that positively impacted the community and advanced the payer’s value-based care initiatives.

In his most recent role before joining Quartz Health, Asif worked for Vizient, a prominent health care performance improvement company servicing provider groups and health systems. There, he developed cutting-edge solutions to identify risks and opportunities related to provider and health system clinical operations, growth, and care delivery. His work at Vizient underscored his commitment to leveraging data and analytics to drive performance improvements in the health care industry.

“It is my honor and privilege to be part of the leadership team at Quartz and also to be part of the extended Quartz family. I am particularly energized by Quartz’s strong sense of purpose in serving its communities,” said Asif. “I look forward to leading the charge at Quartz to build data, analytics, and predictive modeling solutions that have a transformative impact on the members we serve.”

As Chief Data Officer, Asif will oversee data-driven innovation at Quartz, helping to improve upon critical competencies such as population health, risk stratification, value-based care, and outcomes measurement. In addition, Asif is committed to ensuring data is accessible and actionable to help improve organizational decision-making and foster a better overall health care ecosystem.

About Quartz

Quartz Health Solutions, Inc. (Quartz) is jointly owned by Advocate Aurora Health, Gundersen Health System, UnityPoint Health, and UW Health. The company manages four provider-owned health insurance plans: Quartz Health Benefit Plans Corporation, Quartz Health Plan Corporation, Quartz Health Plan MN Corporation, and Quartz Health Insurance Corporation. As a third-party administrator, Quartz also services self-funded health plans. Through an extensive provider network, Quartz focuses on local, community-based health care and services for customers who live in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota. Quartz Health Solutions, Inc., Quartz Health Benefit Plans Corporation, Quartz Health Plan Corporation, Quartz Health Plan MN Corporation, and Quartz Health Insurance Corporation are separate legal entities.

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