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Harlan Krumholz

Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine; Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital

Harlan Krumholz, the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, is a cardiologist, health care scientist, and health care improvement expert. He is the Director of the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at Yale New Haven Health. He leads initiatives to improve the quality and outcomes of clinical decisions and healthcare delivery, reduce disparities, enable transparency in practice and research, and avoid wasteful practices. His team guides federal efforts to measure and promote health care value. Dr. Krumholz is the founder of Hugo, a mobile app to empower people with their health-related data, promoting the possibility of a consumer-mediated information platform. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Society for Clinical Investigation, and the Association of American Physicians. 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.