Ms. Luisa Contreiras is Executive Vice President, Analytics and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Versalus Health. Ms. Contreiras has over 25 years of experience in healthcare, data analytics, and information technology. She has served as Chief Information Officer in numerous organizations over the last 15 years and brings a deep understanding of healthcare claims data and hospital revenue cycle processes. Ms. Contreiras has led teams responsible for data analytics, software development and IT functions for payers, providers, and software companies, focusing specifically on reimbursement, compliance, and clinical data exchange.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Contreiras was responsible for leading the design and development of a prominent claims adjudication firm where she deployed one of the first analytic suites for payer reimbursement. Ms. Contreiras also ran the Data Analytics department for a large payer in California and represented the payer during state-wide efforts to define, standardize, and integrate healthcare data across payers and providers. As Chief Technology Officer for a revenue cycle software company, Ms. Contreiras oversaw teams that designed, developed, and implemented algorithms to identify reimbursement gaps and root causes. Ms. Contreiras also participated in private-public consortia in both Michigan and California that sought to define and build a Health Information Exchange interface and analytics standards.
Ms. Contreiras received her bachelor’s degree in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.