Dr. Mark Kato, DHA is a Program Consultant for MiHIA/THRIVE, with over a decade of experience in healthcare quality improvement, data analytics, and financial analysis.

Mark leads the Achieving the Right Medications for Health (ARM4Health) Project. The initiative will implement a focused, coordinated action plan to increase education on appropriate prescribing, deprescribing and adverse drug events, and implement policies and care team models which improve these practices.  Mark comes to MiHIA from UnitedHealthcare where he led a Quality Improvement Analytics team and prior to that he was the Director of Performance Improvement at MidMichigan Health.

Mark obtained his Doctorate of Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University and Masters in Business Administration from East Carolina University.  He resides in Bay City with his wife and three children.