Natasha Deckmann, MD, serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Clinical Officer for SecureSeniorConnectionsTM (SSC), a digital platform focused on preventing and reducing loneliness and social isolation in seniors. Natasha is a passionate advocate for transforming healthcare and finding ways to improve the consumer experience and reduce total cost of care. She brings to SSC her extensive clinical and population health management leadership skills and private equity advisory and operating experience.
Natasha was formerly the CEO of CarePoint Health System, a three hospital and medical group system in New Jersey. Prior to joining CarePoint Natasha held several leadership positions at Optum. Her tenure included serving as head of Population Health Solutions at Optum Health, a $2B+ revenue comprehensive population health management business. She also served as Chief Operating Officer of Consumer Solutions Group at Optum, driving key operational and strategic initiatives, managing the overall business portfolio, product development and infrastructure, corporate functions, and overseeing M&A activities, including P&L responsibility for acquisitions. Prior to Optum, she held a number of senior leadership roles at Marsh Inc., including Chief Operating Officer of the International Division. Natasha joined Marsh from Oliver Wyman, having led strategic consulting engagements for clients across the health care industry, including the US government.
Natasha serves on the board of Women’s Health USA (WHUSA), one of the largest physician practice management companies dedicated to women’s health, serving more than 650 physicians. Natasha also serves on the Kellogg Alumni Council, volunteering her time to support the school and its alumni initiatives.
Natasha earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Michigan, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Doctorate of Medicine from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University.