Dr. Fernando Villacian is the Senior Medical Director, Cardiovascular at New Century Health. As an interventional cardiologist and managed health care executive, he is responsible for the advancement of technology-based cardiology solutions that enhance quality of care delivery and reduce variation in treatment. Dr. Villacian has four decades of healthcare experience and has been with NCH for 11 years. Dr. Villacian has been a leader in the cardiovascular quality and utilization management space, helping physicians in managed care organizations, for over 30 years.
Prior to joining NCH, he worked directly with managed care organizations like Healthspring (Cigna), CarePlus (Humana) and HealthSun (Anthem). He was a founding executive of SmartEMR, a web-based electronic medical record solutions provider. While there, he created the logic and built the architecture for their first EMR. Dr. Villacian received his M.D. from the University of Zaragoza in Spain and completed his internal medicine and cardiology training at Yale University and University of Tennessee medical centers.