RachitTharianiChief Administrative Officer, Post-Acute and Home-Based Care Division 
Rachit Thariani is chief administrative officer for the Wexner Medical Center’s Post-Acute and Home-Based Care Division. In this role, Rachit provides strategic and operational leadership for the home and post-acute care division, a key element of Ohio State’s overall health platform. He oversees a portfolio of programs and services designed created to build a better continuum of care that meets people where they are so that Ohio State can provide a more convenient and accessible health care experience that’s also more personal and connected. Rachit also provides leadership for Ohio State’s value-based care and population health efforts, including serving as the executive leader for Ohio State’s accountable care organization.

With Ohio State since 2004, Rachit has served in various leadership roles including chief population health officer, interim chief strategy officer and chief planning officer for the Wexner Medical Center. Over the years, he’s been instrumental in driving strategic growth, including developing and implementing the strategic plan and its associated components, creating numerous high-impact business plans and setting up new partnerships, including the Healthy State Alliance.
Rachit is a passionate advocate for enhancing diversity and inclusiveness within the organization and promoting health equity among the populations the Wexner Medical Center serves. Toward that end, he is a member of the medical center’s Anti-Racism Action Plan workgroup and has served as a member of the medical center’s Diversity Council. He’s also been a guest lecturer in the College of Public Health, teaching a graduate-level course in health care data analytics. He regularly mentors students at Ohio State, serves on panels on strategic and business planning topics and recently authored a book chapter on organizational data strategy.

Rachit is a graduate of the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State, where he earned his MBA with a specialization in finance and was awarded the Pace Setters Award, the college’s top honor for academic excellence. He also has a master’s degree in management studies (finance) and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Mumbai.