David Gallegos, Senior Vice President

Change Healthcare Consulting (CHC)

David Gallegos is Senior Vice President of Consulting Services with Change Healthcare Consulting (CHC). He is responsible for leading CHC’s efforts to engage clients and provide services that optimize business operations, reduce costs, improve quality, and increase consumer choice, access and satisfaction.

His healthcare career started over 20 years ago as an analyst for First Health where he worked with clinical teams to develop software to better manage chronic health conditions. Since then, Mr. Gallegos has lead business and technical teams at health plans, hospitals, and large integrated delivery systems serving Medicaid, Medicare, Commercial, and Individual populations. Mr. Gallegos has experience in start-up companies, integrating organizations post-merger, and turnaround operations. His experience includes working for a state-wide Medicaid fiscal agent, a national managed care company, a 3-hospital delivery system, and a 250-physician specialty group practice. Mr. Gallegos has previously served as the CIO of Fallon Clinic, the CIO of Vista Healthplans and has acted as a trusted advisor to many chief executives within the healthcare industry.

Mr. Gallegos holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts and a Master’s Degree from the University of Maryland. He has been a member of many industry related professional associations such as HIMSS and the Worldwide Executive Council, and been a board member for the Health Care Executive Group and the PSTG (an industry group focused on improving Medicaid services).