On PopHealth Week on HealthcareNOW Radio Gregg Masters managing director of health innovaton media, publisher of ACO Watch and your PopHealth Week co-host with my partner co-founder Fred Goldstein, President of Accountable Health, LLC a Jacksonville Florida based consulting firm engage the visionary Clay Johnston, MD, PhD on his plans for academic medicine and their evolving role in the volume to value transformation.
Since March 2014, Dr. Clay Johnston has served as the inaugural dean of the Dell Medical School and as vice president for medical affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. Johnston's vision is to create a new model for academic medicine that accelerates innovation to improve health and reduce inefficiencies in health care.
In 2016, Johnston was named "Austinite of the Year" by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce for his leadership in transforming health and health care in Austin.
Previously, Johnston was associate vice chancellor for research at the University of California, San Francisco. He also directed the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and founded the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value to engage faculty and trainees in improving the quality of care while also lowering costs.
For more information on Dell Medical School or to follow their work, go to: www.dellmed.utexas.edu, and follow both Dr. Johnston and the school on twitter via @ClayDellMed and @DellMedSchool respectively.