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Meet Dr. Lisa Latts!

Lisa Latts | Chief Medical Officer, RMHP

Please welcome Lisa Latts to the QHN Board of Directors!

To our Board, Lisa will bring varying perspectives based on her unique experiences in many different sectors of the health care system. She has been a practicing provider, worked for a health plan, as an employer, for health care tech, and pharma.

Dr. Latts is a national leader in health care quality and has nearly 20 years’ experience in health care delivery working to improve health care outcomes. She is currently Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Rocky Mountain Health Plans, a primarily Medicaid health plan and UnitedHealthcare subsidiary centered in the western part of Colorado.  In this role she is responsible for the clinical vision and strategy for the plan’s Medicaid, Medicare, DSNP and commercial members.  Prior to this role, she was CMO for the State of Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Finance (HCPF), where she provided clinical leadership to improve the health and wellness for the State of Colorado’s 1.4M Medicaid and CHP+ members. 

Previous roles include Deputy Chief Health Officer for IBM Watson Health, Chief Medical Officer for the University of California’s self- insured health plans, and multiple leadership roles within Anthem, Inc.  She is an actively practicing internist with a subspecialty in High-Risk Pregnancy care and a Clinical Faculty appointment at the University of Colorado. 

Dr. Latts is currently chair of the NCQA Standards Committee and past co-chair of the Cost and Resource Use standing committee, as well as member of the Renal Measures standing committee for the National Quality Forum.  She is a member of the Board of Directors for SSM Health, and a past member of the board of Wildflower Health.  She received her MD from the University of Minnesota, an executive MBA from the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business and a MSPH from the University of Colorado.  

Outside of the healthcare sphere, Lisa looks forward to traveling with her children post-covid, and she can’t wait to spend time exploring all that the western slope has to offer!

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