David Gallegos

David has more than 25 years of experience in health plans, hospitals, and large integrated delivery systems, with expertise in startup environments, turnaround operations, and post-merger integrations. He has extensive experience with digital transformation projects that rely  on innovative solutions to solve complex business problems. David is responsible for leading Change Healthcare Consulting’s efforts to engage clients and craft engagements that optimize business operations, reduce costs, improve quality, and increase consumer choice, access, and satisfaction. He is also responsible for leading Change Healthcare’s Value-based Healthcare and Consumerism Consulting practices.


  • Executive consultant responsible for leading efforts to launch a new health plan focused on the individual market
  • Executive consultant responsible for leading client through a business process outsourcing effort
  • CIO of a 300,000-member health plan servicing individual, commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare lines of business
  • CIO of a 250-physician, multispecialty medical group
  • SVP of systems and development for a 25 million-member behavioral managed care organization
  • Program director responsible for a 1.5 million-member health plan’s core system replacement project


  • Member of HIMSS and ACHE
  • Board member of HCEG
  • ITIL Certification


  • Master of Science, University of Maryland
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Massachusetts