linkedin icon email icon


Mylynn Tufte

Population Health and Optum Center for Applied Innovation


Mylynn Tufte brings 25+ years of health care industry experience and specializes in population health management and health strategy. As a former state health official, she established health policy as well as developed and implemented strategic priorities.

She has served within various roles as a health management executive and strategic advisor to payers, providers and the public sector. She has extensive experience in strategy, operations and health information technology.

Mylynn uses technology to improve health equity, social determinants of health and care for vulnerable populations. Operationally, she has supported health care organizations in clinical care coordination, patient flow and implementation of health information systems.

Her diverse experience includes working with federal, state, local and tribal governments, national and regional health plans, integrated delivery networks, academic and community medical centers, physician groups and accountable care organizations.

Mylynn is a progressive leader with experience in strategy, operations and health information technology. She has helped organizations to develop and implement innovative solutions that improve health care for diverse populations. 

She earned a BSN from Case Western Reserve University, and an MBA and Masters in Information Management from Arizona State University.

Published Work

Published work