Deepthi Bathina is the founder and CEO of RhythmX AI, one of three companies within the SAIGroup portfolio. RhythmX AI is a generative AI-native health company driving a paradigm shift in hyper-personalized care. RhythmX AI’s precision care platform helps physicians pioneer a new era of whole-person care through generative and predictive AI-powered copilots.
Deepthi Bathina is a senior healthcare executive with global health-tech expertise and in-depth experience driving P&Ls for growth-driven businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Deepthi has a proven track record scaling small to mid-sized businesses ($50M-$1B) and large complex businesses ($1B-$70+B) to sustain significant growth. Deepthi’s healthcare expertise includes payors, providers, interoperability, EHRs, AI, cloud platforms, clinical and pharmacy solutions, care management, behavioral health, consumer engagement, and digital health solutions.
Bathina is chair of the board of the Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Babson College. She is the former chief clinical product officer at Humana. She led Humana’s evolution to a product, service, and experience focus while overseeing the product design, development, and delivery for chronic condition management, behavioral health, social determinants of health, caregiver solutions, utilization management, care management, oncology, musculoskeletal and pharmacy areas across Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial segments. She also led customer success organizations at Humana, responsible for winning new business, implementations, and overall customer satisfaction. Humana is a Fortune 50 market leader in integrated healthcare serving over 16 million medical members, including over 6 million TriCare members.
Before Humana, Bathina was general manager of operations for the approximately $1B Healthcare Technology Division of Nuance Communications, the market leader in AI-powered solutions serving more than 450,000 clinicians at more than 10,000 healthcare institutions worldwide. She is also the former head of global operations for the clinical decision support division at Wolters Kluwer, leading product management, technology and engineering, global customer operations, implementations, and global IT infrastructure in 170 countries.
She founded HealthTech Ventures to accelerate growth-oriented health-tech companies across providers, payers, and consumers. She has been working directly with investors and boards at leading private equity and venture capital firms.
Deepthi has also held leadership positions in innovative companies ranging from Fortune 500, such as ADP, to start-ups. Former GE CEO Jack Welch directly chose her as his strategy consultant. In this role, Deepthi initiated and executed several strategic initiatives that influenced millions of business leaders and entrepreneurs worldwide.
She holds a master’s degree in computer science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Babson College Graduate School of Business.