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Kieran Shah, President and CEO of VNA Health, Board Vice Chair
(Provider Representative)

Kieran Shah is a nationally recognized leader in Advanced Illness Care operations and Patient Access. He creates strong teams based on trust, accountability, and commitment to the organization’s mission and values. Through innovative approaches to serious illness care, his organizations continue to have a deeper impact with patients and families, within healthcare systems, and with providers.

Prior to VNA Health, Shah served as the Chief Growth Officer with Capital Caring Health, one of the nation’s largest providers of Advanced Illness Care; and he served as the Chief Strategy Officer with the California Hospice Network, and with Hospice of Santa Cruz County.

Shah brings 20+ years of strategic leadership, business development, operational planning, innovative contracting, and process improvement. He served as a Steering Committee member for the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation’s (NPHI) Innovation Lab.

Recently, Shah sat on the Board of the Central California Alliance for Health’s Continuous Quality Improvement Committee and served as the End-of-Life Care Thought Leader for the Santa Clara County LTSS Integration Subcommittee, an advisory group to the County Board of Supervisors to improve transitional and facility-based care for seniors across the region. Shah was a previous board member with the California Association of Healthcare Leaders (CAHL / ACHE), and the recipient of the 2016 ACHE Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award.

Kieran Shah resides in Santa Barbara with his wife and partner of eight years, Coriander. On top of his passion for Advanced Illness and End of Life Care, he is an avid sports enthusiast, including supporting his childhood team, Liverpool FC. He is especially fond of Liverpool’s motto, “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”