Connecting Michigan for Health and More – Paulo Pinho


Paulo B. Pinho, M.D., FAAP, FACP | Vice President & Medical Director of Innovation

Dr. Paulo Pinho is currently the Vice President & Medical Director of Innovation for Diameter Health, a Farmington, Connecticut based company that normalizes, cleanses, deduplicates and enriches clinical data from across the care continuum (HIE’s, EHR’s, labs, ACO’s, etc.)  to create a unified source of longitudinal structured patient information for improved care and actionable analytics across different verticals.  He provides clinical expertise and thought leadership on existing and emerging regulations, quality measures, healthcare data standards and technologies relevant to Diameter Health solutions.

Prior to his current role, he worked at Optimum Life Reinsurance where he served as the Chief Medical Director and was responsible for medical strategy as it pertains to trends and breakthroughs in care delivery, legislation and governance, changing demographics and mortality patterns.  He was charged with exploring innovations that could allow healthcare to become more predictive, personalized and continuous for patients leading to morbidity and mortality outcomes improvement.

Previously he was Vice President and Lead Medical Director for Prudential International Insurance focusing on global innovation for Prudential’s markets in Asia Pacific and Latin America.

Paulo has practiced Medicine for close to 20 years – he is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and board eligible in Insurance Medicine.  He spent over a decade practicing both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at PASE Healthcare, a medical practice serving over 8,000 patients that he founded and ran as sole proprietor.  He continues as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School and remains clinically active an urgent care organization.

In his spare time, he enjoys travel, sports and rooting for his teenagers in their weekend sports activities.  Paulo has completed over 60 half marathons, and between 2006 and 2018 he completed a half marathon in every US state.  Paulo is on the board of an organization in Leogane, Haiti that organizes healthcare and education in a village in Haiti. He has traveled to Haiti to volunteer and has remotely organized emergency care and public health through technologies like bedside remote ultrasound and telemedicine wound care.