Speaker Profile

M.D., SM, Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

Harlan Krumholz is a cardiologist, health care improvement expert, and health care scientist at Yale. He is Director of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation and Co-Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at Yale. He has led initiatives to improve the quality and outcomes of clinical decisions and health care delivery, enable transparency in practice and research, and avoid wasteful practices. He began the Yale Open Data Access Project to promote data sharing and open science. He founded Hugo, a mobile app to empower people with their health-related data, promoting the possibility of a consumer-mediated information platform. He is a founding member of the Board of Governors of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Dr. Krumholz received a BS from Yale, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and a Masters in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard University School of Public Health.

Session Abstract – PMWC 2017 Silicon Valley

Session Synopsis: Precision medicine holds tremendous promise for improved patient outcomes, but its full potential can only be realized as part of a comprehensive move toward precision health. This session will consider how to achieve a model in which care is centered around the individual and curated to fit their precise needs.

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