Director, Business Innovation
Divya Agarwal is director of business innovation for CareQuest Innovation Partners. In her role, Divya is a trailblazing thought leader seeking new innovations and cutting-edge trends in oral health advancement. She uncovers promising innovations to connect with entrepreneurs, payers, and providers for piloting, scaling, implementing, and partnering. Each new initiative is aimed at bringing innovative solutions to CareQuest Innovation Partners and focuses on making solutions scalable and market-ready.
Divya brings over a decade of experience in the health care industry, including knowledge from both the payer and provider sides. Beginning her career as a dental surgeon in India, Divya moved to the United States in 2011. At Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, she led commercial product strategy for the million-member health plan in New England. There, she held responsibility for development, management, and optimization of channel distribution. She researched market trends, customer needs, and segments to design innovative products; managed increasing healthcare costs; and solved provider reimbursement disparities. As a strategic business lead, she became responsible for identifying growth opportunities and improving the performance of the $180 million of Medicare Advantage business.
Divya attended Subharti Dental College in India and received her master of healthcare administration degree from Cornell University. She is Six Sigma Black Belt certified. Divya is a self-admitted adrenaline junkie. She loves skydiving, scuba diving, and cliff jumping.