Lara Terry, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Population Health and Clinical Analytics, Partners HealthCare

Lara Terry is a Medical Director for Population Health and Clinical Analytics at Partners Healthcare. Prior to Partners, Lara spent nearly a decade in healthcare start-ups including Kyruus, a big data company focused on improving patient access, and Dovetail Health, a healthcare services company focused on reducing unnecessary hospitalizations. Prior to Dovetail Health, Lara spent a decade in academic medicine at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine where she served as Co-Director of the New England Centenarian Study and published over 20 peer-reviewed articles in the fields of healthy aging and longevity. During that time she was awarded the Paul B. Beeson Physician Faculty Scholar in Aging, an honor awarded to national leaders in aging research. Lara completed her clinical training in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in the Harvard system. Lara received her undergraduate degree from Tufts University, her MPH at Harvard University and her MD from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Speaker Sessions

7 – Ambulatory Quality: Returning to the Essence of Our Work

Clinicians are barraged with healthcare quality measures. Most of these measurements have diverged from what clinicians consider the essence of their profession. Partners HealthCare has embarked on a journey to resolve its clinicians’ concern. The foundation of this effort includes clinical registries that are embedded within its EHR which define quality in a way that resonates with clinicians. In addition, broad access to a near real-time data and analytics platform that is part of the enterprise data warehouse has been instrumental.

Join this session to learn how Partners HealthCare is using physician engagement strategies and analytics to reinvigorate clinicians and improve the quality of care for its patients.

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