Areas of Expertise
Care Delivery Redesign
Expertise in design and deployment of new models of care which are person-centered, team-based, technology-enabled and outcomes-driven. Translating the promise of Health IT and Digital Health to the front line of care delivery to transform the experience for patients and providers.
Deep experience with the evaluation and deployment of digital health and health IT solutions to drive patient engagement and catalyze the transformation of care delivery for our value-based future. Broad understanding of the digital health landscape and market forces, balanced against the realities of large healthcare enterprise priorities and capacity for change.
Extensive experience and success as a physician leader in a large integrated delivery system: responsible for implementation, optimization and adoption of EMR, patient portal and other HIT solutions. Understand the challenges and opportunities related to working with large enterprises as well as large HIT vendors on the next wave of HIT and digital health solutions.
- Health Sectors
- Digital Health, Health IT, Healthcare Delivery
Member, HIMSS mHealth Physician Task Force
HIMSS | September 2014 - Current
Collaborate with other physician mhealth leaders to produce: Analysis of the landscape of mHealth technologies in healthcare Deliverables offering recommendations for effective adoption of validated mHealth tools by physicians
Medical Director, Siskey Family YMCA
YMCA of Greater Charlotte | September 2014 - Current
Provide medical leadership and support for YMCA-based community health and medical programs
Medical Director, Primary Care Innovation and Proactive Health
Carolinas Healthcare System | February 2013 - Current
Provide vision and leadership to the redesign of ambulatory care delivery by leveraging existing and emerging technologies and service delivery models. The goal is to extend and enhance the relationship of people with their health and with their healthcare team. The healthcare of tomorrow will be personal, social and everyday/everywhere. We are building models which realize this vision through the deployment of mobile applications, self-tracking, online social networks, virtual care, health coaching and partnership with patients in design. The Proactive Health practice provides a live, prototyping innovation environment to introduce these innovations in a real-world clinical setting. The Center for Proactive Health and Design is a co-located Design Lab which enables agile and iterative development of new technologies, processes, staffing approaches and care models.
Chair, eHealth Patient Portal team
Carolinas Healthcare System | September 2011 - Current
Provide clinical and strategic direction for the development and deployment of an enterprise Patient Portal solution. Provide vision to future system direction for Portal development and engagement of patients and families.
Carolinas Healthcare System | December 1995 - Current
Still my most important and rewarding role. Areas of interest: Prevention, Diabetes, Hypertension, lipid disorders, Digital Health, Sports Medicine.
Chair, Practice Innovation Council. Member, Business Innovation Council
Carolinas Healthcare System | January 2010 - January 2013
Medical Director, Ambulatory Informatics
Carolinas Healthcare System | December 2004 - February 2013
Developed and lead a team responsible for strategy, design, implementation, optimization and adoption of an enterprise Ambulatory EMR for over 1200 outpatient providers. Provided vision and strategic leadership to broader system EMR deployment and coordination across large integrated healthcare delivery system. Developed and provided active management for a social business community ("My EMR") supporting provider EMR adoption.
University of Virginia
Internal Medicine Residency | 1991 - 1995
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
MD | Medicine | 1987 - 1991
BA with distinction | English | 1983 - 1987
FutureMed at Singularity University