New Century Health

New Century Health is a national specialty care management company focused on oncology and cardiology. The company uses a proprietary technology platform and set of management processes to integrate and streamline all outpatient components of care for these specialties, including medical professional, and pharmaceutical therapies and services. New Century bridges the gap between all constituents in these specialties – the health plan, physician and patient – to coordinate care, automate processes, optimize risk and reduce administrative burdens. The company provides significant, often immediate cost savings for the payer and provider, and optimal quality of care for the patient. Water Street became the majority owner of New Century Health in 2010. We recruited Dr. Atul Dhir, an experienced physician and healthcare executive, to expand New Century’s core services to a broad base of payers, providers and patient populations across the country. Our vision is to transform New Century into the nation’s leading facilitator of high quality, cost-effective care in oncology, cardiology and additional medical specialties.

Atul Dhir, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

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Atul Dhir is a physician and scientist with more than 20 years of experience in building and leading innovative healthcare companies.  Water Street recruited Atul to lead New Century Health and the national expansion of its services.  Previously, he was CEO of BiPar Sciences, Inc., a cancer-focused biotech subsidiary of the global pharmaceutical company, Sanofi-aventis.   Atul was also an executive with US Oncology (now McKesson Specialty Health), one of the largest providers of cancer care in the United States.  During his 10 years with US Oncology, Atul led several businesses, including serving as president of the company’s Cancer Research Group, one of the nation’s leading cancer drug development companies.  Atul has also held senior positions in the healthcare division of Monsanto Company and as a consultant at McKinsey & Company.  A physician with post-graduate training in oncology and internal medicine, Atul received his medical degree from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India.  He completed his doctorate of philosophy in medicine from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.