“5 (or more) Deep Analytical Skills Needed to Manage ACO Risk Sharing Care Delivery ”
Meghan Dierks, MD, FACS
Meghan M. Dierks, MD, FACS is Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and is Director of Clinical Systems Analysis. In these roles, Dr. Dierks conducts a broad range of operational and research activities in the areas of risk analysis, technology assessment, and regulatory and payment policy relating to healthcare IT and medical device technologies. In her research, she applies advanced computational methods to clinical and claims data to aid in discovery, comparison, and prediction of clinical phenomena. She is a former Fellow in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health where she spent several years working with the Center’s Deputy Director, focusing on risk analysis, mitigation and strategic planning around medical devices demand and utilization. Between 2010 and 2011, Dr. Dierks served on Institute of Medicine Committee on Patient Safety and Health Information Technology, a committee charged with advising the Secretary of Health on design, integration and data integrity derived from heath IT. She also served on the 2013 FDASIA Workgroup, a federal advisory workgroup that was charged with providing expert input to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the development of a risk-based regulatory framework for health information technology including mobile medical applications.