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Gregg S. Meyer, MD, MSc, CPPS
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Gregg S. Meyer, MD, MSc, CPPS, is Chief Clinical Officer at Partners HealthCare in Boston. Previously, he was Chief Clinical Officer and Executive Vice President for Population Health at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He sits on the Board of Directors of the National Patient Safety Foundation and has served as its chair.

A national leader in the area of quality and safety, Dr. Meyer in earlier roles has served as Senior Vice President for the Edward P. Lawrence Center for Quality and Safety at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Massachusetts General Physicians Organization where he led the multifaceted efforts of the MGH/MGPO in quality and safety; as Medical Director of the MGPO, the largest physician group practice in New England, where he developed novel approaches to payment for performance and led a team that created a care management program for vulnerable Medicare beneficiaries which has been cited by the Congressional Budget Office as one of the few CMS Demonstration programs that measurably improved quality while generating real savings to the healthcare system; and as Director of the Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), where he was responsible for conducting and supporting research on the measurement, improvement, and reporting of health care quality including clinical performance measurement, patient safety issues, and consumer surveys.

Dr. Meyer has served on numerous key committees related to quality and safety including the Joint Commission’s Board of Commissioners, National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Committee on Performance Measurement, the World Health Organization’s Scientific Peer Review Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment, Institute of Medicine panels, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Payment Reform Advisory Committee, and NASA’s Medical Policy Board.

Before his tenure at AHRQ, Dr. Meyer was an Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) where he served as Division Director for General Medicine, coordinated the design and analysis of the Department of Defense’s National Quality Management Project, and developed curricula for senior military medical leaders in quality improvement.

Dr. Meyer earned a master’s degree at Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. In addition, he holds a master’s degree from the Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health. He also served as a fellow in the US Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee’s health office.  He has authored more than 100 articles, editorials, chapters, and monographs and is board certified in internal medicine.


August 2016

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