Realizing the Vision of
Monday, February 2, 2015
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Hospital
John Spertus, MD, MPH, FACC
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Director, Health Outcomes Research, Saint Luke’s Mid-America Heart Institute
Professor, Daniel J. Lauer Missouri Endowed Chair in Metabolism and Vascular Disease Research, University of Missouri-Kansas City
- Provide insights into the measurement and use of patient-reported outcomes in clinical care;
- Describe existing strategies to personalize care in clinical practice to improve evidence-based, cost-effective care;
- The future of engaging patients in shared medical decision-making based upon their anticipated quality of life outcomes with alternative treatment strategies.
John Spertus is a cardiologist and the Lauer/Missouri Endowed Chair and Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he serves as Clinical Director of Outcomes Research at Saint Luke’s Mid-America Heart Institute. He is a graduate of UCSF Medical School and completed his internal medicine, cardiology, and health services training at the University of Washington. He has served on numerous national committees for the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Medical Association, National Quality Forum, Medicare, and United Healthcare. His research activities led to his induction into the American Society of Clinical Investigation in 2006. He also founded the Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Consortium and CV Outcomes, a non-profit corporation dedicated to advancing healthcare quality and outcomes research in cardiovascular disease, and Health Outcomes Sciences, a biotechnology start-up to support the implementation of evidence-based medicine, one patient at a time, throughout the United States. Dr. Spertus and his collaborators have published over 350 peer-reviewed articles.
This talk is open. No RSVP is necessary.