Diabetes in Control speaks with top endocrinologists and other medical professionals to bring you the latest in diabetes news and research. This week, we have another exclusive interview from the ADA 2018 in Orlando.
Lisa M. Latts MD, MSPH, MBA, FACP is Deputy Chief Health Officer for IBM Watson Health. She is a national leader in health care quality and has nearly 20 years’ experience in health care delivery working to improve lives for patients. She has worked as a health insurance executive, a consultant and for one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers helping to deliver high quality care to its faculty and employees. She is currently helping IBM Watson Health bring cognitive computing and machine learning to advance the idea of Value-Based Care and help solve the pressing problems that physicians, employers and payers are facing.
While Dr. Latts was an executive at WellPoint/Anthem she was at the forefront of health care transformation, directing initiatives pay for performance, centers of excellence, the patient-centered medical home, and partnerships with accountable-care organizations. She furthered her work on value-based care while working as a consultant with the Brookings Institution. As a consultant, she also worked with life science clients to develop products and programs that led to improved quality of care for patients.
Dr. Latts is currently chair of the NCQA Standards Committee and past co-chair of the Cost and Resource Use committee for the National Quality Forum. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and has subspecialty expertise in medical complications in pregnancy. She received her MD from the University of Minnesota, an executive MBA from the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business and a MSPH from the University of Colorado.
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