We are delighted to welcome David Bates, MD, MSc. as a Keynote Speaker for this Breakthrough Opportunities event with the Commonwealth Fund.
David is the Chief Quality Officer and Senior Vice President at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Medical Director of Clinical and Quality Analysis at Partners Healthcare.
An internationally renowned expert in patient safety, David uses information technology to improve care, quality-of-care, cost-effectiveness, and outcomes assessment in medical practice. He is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he co-directs the Program in Clinical Effectiveness. He directs the Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and serves as external program lead for research in the World Health Organization’s Global Alliance for Patient Safety.
In this short video, David discusses current opportunities to support patient engagement through personal health records and mobile apps, as well as strategies for making these technologies “stickier” in the future.
We look forward to hearing your thoughts on David’s video below, and encourage you to submit ideas sparked by his closing comments:
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