Fred Goldstein
President and Founder
Accountable Health, LLC

Fred Goldstein is the founder and president of Accountable Health, LLC, a healthcare consulting firm focused on population health, health system redesign, new technologies, and analytics. He is also the co-founder and lead host of PopHealth Week, a weekly radio show/podcast syndicated on Healthcare NOW Radio, now in its seventh year.


He brings decades of experience in HMO and hospital operations, and population health program development and operations. Clients have included healthcare systems and providers, employers, consulting firms, IT and analytics companies, population health companies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, trade associations, start-ups, and universities.


During his career, he founded a disease management company that provided services to employers and 10 state Medicaid programs, operated a Medicaid/Commercial HMO that was ranked the highest quality Medicaid Health Plan in Florida and was awarded a Medicare Demonstration project, developed an award-winning mobile health app, and worked with employers, health systems, and vendors to develop population health programs, services, analytics, and platforms. Recently he advised universities on their operating strategies during the COVID pandemic. He was also directly responsible for the inclusion of the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit in the Affordable Care Act.


Fred is an Instructor at the John D. Bower School of Population Health at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Population Health Management, the founding Advisory Board of Population Health News, is an Advisor to the Health Innovation Alliance, PracticeWise and the Validation Institute and is Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Population Health Alliance. He has testified before the legislature in the states of Alaska, Florida, Kentucky, and Texas on population health management and their application to state employees and Medicaid.


Fred received his MS in Health Care Administration from Trinity University and a BA in Zoology from the University of California, Berkeley.