Senior Vice President, Payer Strategy and Innovation
Yale New Haven Health

Deremius Y. Williams is a member of the senior leadership team of Yale New Haven Health System in CT, serving as Senior Vice President of Payer Strategy and Innovation. In this capacity she is responsible for leading the development, communication and realization of system-wide strategies for contracting strategy, payer relations, employer engagement, account management and product development for both fee for service and value based care models, including opportunity development and market expansion. She works closely with colleagues to develop and implement payer contracting and service strategies that ensure competitiveness and improved access, and enhances collaboration across the system through high value consulting.  Williams is motivated to develop and execute on strategies that position the health system positively with its constituents through partnerships and mechanisms that enhance value with respect to access, quality and the total cost of care experience for employers and consumers.