Ira Klein

Dr. Ira Klein is the Vice President of Medical Affairs for Payor Relations for Tempus, a data driven precision medicine company in the cancer genomics, and pharmacogenomics space. Prior to this new position, he was the Chief Medical Officer of Health New England, leading plans efforts in medical management, contracting, network integrity, and quality and analytics. Previously, he was the leader and Senior Director of Healthcare Quality Strategy in J&J Health Care Services for 5 years, building a new quality strategy capability for the Janssen brands. In 10 years at Aetna, he was the National Medical Director for Clinical Thought Leadership, Chief of Staff to the CMO, founded the Oncology Solutions team that created pathways and medical home value based arrangements; also developed novel wellness and benefit design programs in the large employer segment of Aetna's National Accounts business. His early career included Assistant CMO of Bayshore Community Health Systems for 3 years, working in all aspects of inpatient and outpatient business, CMO of Elderplan for 2 years, serving the frail elderly in NYC, and practicing Internal Medicine for 7 years at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Klein is an AOA graduate of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and completed residency training at Brown University and RWJMS/UMDNJ, as well as an MBA from Rutgers School of Business, and remains board certified in Internal Medicine. He has a personal interest in health information technology and data security, previously certified in the medical HIT area.



Managing Clinical & Financial Risk in Oncology

Saturday, September 07, 2024
10:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Early Detection & Emerging Genomics/Technologies: MCED and MRD Testing

Sunday, September 08, 2024
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM