Mike McKitterick, RN
Executive Vice President, Clinical Services
Mike is Executive Vice President, Clinical Services with Altruista Health. Mike has an extensive clinical background with health plan management experience to successfully apply technology solutions to clinical and operational challenges, particularly those related to behavioral health. Previously he was Senior Vice President Clinical Operations at Colorado Access, a million-plus member health plan providing access to behavioral and physical health services. While at the plan, he was an early adopter of Altruista’s GuidingCare® platform. Prior to Altruista Health and Colorado Access, he served as the Clinical Director of Child and Adolescent Inpatient Services at The Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado. He is a registered nurse and received a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Texas.
Vice President, Engineering
Prashantha Sawhney is Vice President, Engineering with Altruista Health. In this role, he oversees the core engineering team working on product features and performance aspects of the GuidingCare® platform. He works closely with the product management team to plan the design and delivery of enterprise grade solutions to improve workflows and efficiencies for the end-user. Previously, Prashantha led the Central Tools engineering team at Electronic Arts where he led a team of senior engineers and improved the entire tool development lifecycle by adding multiple industry standard tools and practices. Additionally, he led the Learning Management System Development Team at SumTotal, an HR Software provider where he led two major release cycles of the system which was consistently rated in the Magic Quadrant by Gartner. He received a Master of Technology in Computer Science and Master of Science in Mathematics from Sri Sathya Sai University, Prasanthi Nilayam, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is a founding member for the Indian Chapter of Leaders Excellence and an Associate Member of CXO Club India.
Senior Vice President, Product Management and Strategic Initiatives
Eric is Senior Vice President, Product Management and Strategic Initiatives at Altruista Health. In this role, he oversees product strategy aligned with client needs and strategic objectives to continue to elevate the GuidingCare® platform to be the leading platform for Population Health Management. He also directs the Customer Advisory Board which helps shape the future direction of the product roadmap by gathering feedback and insight from Altruista’s customers. Previously he served with United Healthcare as the Senior Director Clinical Business Architecture and Strategy. Additionally, he served in leadership roles with Express Scripts and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota where he developed enterprise class technology solutions. Eric received a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Bemidji State University
Senior Vice President, Product Development
Vijay Kalle is Senior Vice President, Product Development with Altruista Health. In this role, he oversees engineering, quality assurance and software development for the organization. He strategically focuses on innovative engineering ideas, vendor management and initiatives to ensure the organization is executing on the product roadmap and scaling for future growth. Additionally, he serves as the country manager for Altruista Health’s India team in Hyderabad where he works closely with human resources, infrastructure and other operational departments. Previously, he served in leadership roles with leading technology companies including a cloud-based solutions group, a subsidiary of a $300 million dollar publicly traded Japanese Software Solutions company, a start-up software solutions firm, and Philips. Vijay received a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from Andhra University in India. He also received a Management degree from the Indian Institute of Management at Lucknow.
Munish Khaneja, MD, MPH, FACP
Chief Medical Officer and Lead, Clinical Innovation
Dr. Khaneja is the Chief Medical Officer and Lead of Clinical Innovation at Altruista Health. In this role, he oversees clinical strategy and regulatory innovation across all products and services. Additionally, he has been instrumental in supporting clients with vulnerable populations to drive significant cost savings while improving quality and health outcomes for their members. Previously he served as a managed care executive at Affinity Health Plan and Emblem Health, where he specialized in optimizing pharmacy management, quality management and medical management initiatives. At Affinity, Dr. Khaneja implemented Altruista’s GuidingCare® platform to establish an integrated CM/UM infrastructure, which helped support the launch and profitability of pharmacy benefit coverage and elevated the plan’s NY quality rating to top half in state. He is a Board-Certified physician trained in Medicine, Pediatrics and Public Health. Dr. Khaneja received his doctor of medicine from the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine and a Master’s of Public Health from Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He is also certified in Medical/Healthcare Informatics from the Oregon Health Sciences University.