Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, is Senior Scholar at Stanford University’s Clinical Excellence Research Center, where his work spans primary research and operational implementation of clinical models for better care at lower cost. He is an international leader in patient safety and quality, innovation and digital health, and the strategies required to transition to patient-centered health care.
Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Shah is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale School of Medicine, and is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. He serves as an independent director for STERIS plc, as a trustee of The John A. Hartford Foundation, and as a Senior Fellow of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). He helps set the health priorities for the United States as a member of the HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Clinical Operations for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California, and as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health.
Article by Nirav R. Shah, Charles M. Farkas & Bob Kocher
The consolidation craze continues, but vertical integration has yet to demonstrate real progress toward the Triple Aim. Health care leaders would do well to consider innovative approaches that are working in other industries, including the tech-enabled full stack model.
Physicians must hone the “four Cs” — critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity — when leveraging AI as a new partner in their care teams.
Clip by Wendolyn S. Gozansky, Nirav R. Shah & Toyin Ajayi
How can patients choose their health care team if they don’t know who to trust?
Clip by Wendolyn S. Gozansky, Toyin Ajayi & Nirav R. Shah
It’s about having a system and team in place that allows physicians to act on the information patients provide.
Clip by Toyin Ajayi, Nirav R. Shah & Wendolyn S. Gozansky
Creating an environment that engenders trust is critical, but is it measurable?
In health care, we deliver very little quality when defined by a metric that matters most to patients.
Article by Nirav R. Shah, Anna C. Davis, Michael K. Gould & Michael H. Kanter
How Kaiser Permanente segments the top 1% of patients to gauge the intensity of care needed by nine risk-stratified subgroups.