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Oladeji Faborode

Oladeji Faborode advises clients on healthcare quality measurement, improvement, and implementation in addition to the use of clinical data for strategic decision making.

Deji leverages his clinical background with his experience in quality improvement, strategic planning, health policy research, and data analytics.

Prior to joining Avalere, Deji was a senior quality consultant at AmeriHealth Caritas, where he led the Medicaid Managed Care organization’s HEDIS strategy and implementation, value-based contracts, and provider engagement strategy. He previously worked as a quality consultant for Lincoln Community Health Center, a federally qualified health center in North Carolina. He also previously practiced as a physician for 4 years in Nigeria.

Deji has an MHA from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health and a medical degree from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.

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