BOSTON—Color Magazine, a Boston-based magazine focused on diversity and inclusion, honored Vijay Bhatt, deputy chief technology officer at Wellesley, MA-based Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.
Bhatt received the “Change Agent-Individual” award at the Color Magazine’s 4th Annual All-Inclusive Awards ceremony that took place on Dec. 1 at The Westin Copley Place hotel in Boston. Color Magazine honored area’s individuals and organizations who are paving the way for inclusion and diversity.
Bhatt was recognized for cultivating, guiding and leading significant inclusion-related change at Harvard Pilgrim for the past five years. He is an active member of the Marketplace Inclusion Core Team at Harvard Pilgrim. In addition, Bhatt has made varied and important contributions to Harvard Pilgrim’s “Eastern Harmony” program that combines Eastern and Western medicine.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is a not-for-profit health services company serving more than one million members in New England. Founded in 1969, the health plan has built its reputation on pragmatic innovation with a goal of lowering costs, improving care and enhancing the overall member experience. Harvard Pilgrim is known for its excellent clinical programs, customer service, health improvement strategies and innovative tools that offer consumers greater transparency and empower them to make better decisions about their health care.
Consistently ranked among America’s highest-rated private health plans, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has been rated 5 out of 5 for its private HMO/POS and PPO plans in the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Private Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2015-2016. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of New England has been rated 4.5 out of 5 for its private HMO/POS plans.