Sharing Perspectives on Health Care Reform
| Feb 14, 2014 10:00 AM
If we’re going to get through health care reform together, we must share and share alike.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Heather Punke, from Becker’s Hospital Review, a great resource to track the health care reform conversation. Heather was kind enough to interview me for a profile in their series on Leadership and Management, which offers a wide variety of perspectives from around the nation. We had the opportunity to discuss population health, initiatives for 2014 and some challenges we face as academic medical centers. Her article, and our conversation are included here:-------------------------
Better Than Last Week: Q&A with Dr. Vivian Lee, CEO of University of Utah Health Care, Written by Heather Punke, February 14, 2014
Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, MBA, describes the healthcare industry as a "puzzle," but the dean of the University of Utah School of Medicine, senior vice president of University Health Sciences and CEO of University of Utah Health Care is working to put the far-flung pieces together.
A physician trained in radiology with additional degrees in medical engineering and business, Dr. Lee is well-suited to tie healthcare's loose ends together to move forward, whether they relate to payers, physicians, administrators or patients.
Here, Dr. Lee opens up about what excites her about academic medicine, what needs to change in healthcare and how University of Utah is driving and measuring value throughout its healthcare system.Read the entire article >>
Author: Vivian S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
About the Author: Dr. Vivian S. Lee is the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences at the University of Utah, Dean of the University of Utah School of Medicine, and CEO of University of Utah Health Care. Read her full bio herecomments powered by Disqus