A Data-Driven Serious Illness Network Manager


Torrie Fields, MPH

Founder & CEO

Torrie Fields serves as founder and CEO of Votive Health, a healthcare management company. Votive Health is a partnership of independent community-based providers and financial and policy experts, aiming to increase access to expert pain and symptom management through a patient-centric, interdisciplinary team-based, and technology-powered model, helping improve the lives of everyone living with serious illness. Votive Health works with payers and risk-bearing health systems to develop, create, and manage a network of high-quality providers who are experts in treating the pain and symptoms of people with serious illness. 

Prior to Votive Health, Ms. Fields oversaw serious illness and palliative care strategy and operations for Blue Shield of California, Blue Shield- Promise Health Plan, and Cambia Health Solutions. In addition, she has served as a consultant to health plans, purchasers, and academic centers evaluating the impact of palliative care on aligning cost, quality, and patient and provider satisfaction. She has led development of highly successful palliative care, home health, oncology and post-acute care initiatives including benefit design, case management, caregiver support, medical home development and policy and engagement efforts. She has also worked as an actuary and health services researcher in a variety of settings, including health plans, health delivery systems and local and federal health departments. She has extensive experience in health policy development and implementation, translating evidence-based research into legislative concepts and regulatory change. An experienced measure developer, Torrie serves on a number of regional and federal quality measurement and implementation committees.

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Ms. Fields holds a master’s degree in public health in health management and policy from Oregon Health and Sciences University, a certificate in gerontology from Portland Community College, a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Portland State University and a bachelor’s degree in communication theory from the University of California, San Diego.


  • Create and manage serious illness provider networks
  • Identify seriously ill people to provide them with the right care at the right time
  • Provide administrative, operational, and technological infrastructure to community-based providers
  • Transform care from fee-for-service to value-based payment


  • Contract with health insurance companies, self-funded employers, and risk-bearing providers to aggregate, standardize, and manage their serious illness provider network.
  • Support community home and hospice providers by providing administrative, operational, and technological infrastructure so that providers can focus on clinical care with little administrative burden.
  • Leverage new and innovative payment models and policy opportunities to increase access to and engagement in serious illness management services, creating value for patient and families, their providers, and the overall healthcare system.

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PO Box 14044

San Luis Obispo, CA 93406

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