Leadership

Jignesh Y. Sheth, M.D.

Jignesh Y. Sheth, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President

About

Jignesh Y. Sheth, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer for The Wright Center for Community Health and Senior Vice President of Enterprise IT, Clinical Operations and Education Integration for The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. Dually board-certified in internal medicine and addiction medicine, Dr. Sheth practices at The Wright Center’s Mid Valley Practice in Jermyn, Pa.

A graduate of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, India, Dr. Sheth earned his master’s degree in Public Health from Northern Illinois University. After completing his Internal Medicine Residency with The Wright Center (then the Scranton Temple Residency Program) in 2009, Dr. Sheth joined the organization as physician-faculty.

Dr. Sheth actively promotes team-based care management and aims to cultivate an inclusive culture of learning and accountability where outcomes are prevalent. He leads population and data management initiatives to empower patients; develops tools to address risk and help patients overcome barriers to care; and prepares residents to succeed as nimble leaders in an ever-changing healthcare landscape. Dr. Sheth has immersed himself in Electronic Health Records meaningful use implementation and practice transformation initiatives. Among his notable innovations was the implementation of the MinibarRx, a state-of-the-art, completely automated vaccine dispensing system, making The Wright Center the first in the state to utilize this technology.

By leading practice workflow redesign, Dr. Sheth continually ensures that patient-centeredness and quality of care remain the main focus of any clinical initiatives. He also serves as Chair of the Steering Committee for Keystone Health Information Exchange.