Lee Hood, MD, PhD
Senior Vice President/Chief Science Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health
President, Institute for Systems Biology
Scott Weingarten, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Transformation Officer
Cedars-Sinai Health System
Bio:Scott Weingarten, MD, MPH, is Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Transformation Officer at Cedars-Sinai. He is a Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Health System and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Board certified in Internal Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Weingarten has published approximately 100 articles and editorials on health care quality improvement, clinical decision support, and related topics, and has authored numerous chapters on improving the quality of patient care in some of the leading internal medicine textbooks. He has given more than 300 presentations on clinical decision support and related topics throughout the United States and internationally. Dr. Weingarten has held positions on myriad national committees dedicated to improving patient outcomes, including those of the Institute for Medical Quality, the American Heart Association’s “Get With The Guidelines” program, and the Quality Improvement Committee of the Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Health System. He is currently a Board of Director for the Scottsdale Institute. At Cedars-Sinai, he has been awarded both the President’s Award and the Golden Apple Teaching Award, and was Alumnus of the Year for 2009. Dr. Weingarten was the Co-founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Zynx Health, which is the leader for order sets and care plans for electronic health records. Scott sold Zynx Health to the Cerner Corporation and later to the Hearst Corporation. Zynx Health is one of the Hearst Corporation’s larger companies. He is a co-inventor of three software patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. After graduating from UCLA’s medical school, Dr. Weingarten completed his internship, residency, and fellowship in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai. He later participated in a National Center for Health Services Research Fellowship at the RAND/UCLA Center for Health Policy Study. During the fellowship, he also earned a master’s of Public Health degree at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Dr. Weingarten has also worked as a primary care physician at Kaiser Permanente and was awarded partnership status at Southern California Permanente Medical Group.
Amy Compton-Phillips, MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health;
NEJM Catalyst Theme Leader for Care Redesign and Event Chair
Bio:Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, is Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for Providence St. Joseph Health. She oversees Clinical Care for the system, focused on creating high-value health outcomes for every individual seen. Key interest areas include developing cutting edge care through research, advanced access to care through innovation, highly reliable care processes through physician partnerships and systems design, and building the health care workforce of the future. Dr. Compton-Phillips has an extensive background in directing patient care programs and leading health care organizations to broad-based improvements. Prior to joining Providence in August 2015, Dr. Compton-Phillips served as the Chief Quality Officer at the Permanente Federation, where she focused on improving the value of care delivery. During her tenure, Dr. Compton-Phillips was a key organizational leader in developing capacity in patient-driven design, enhancing clinical outcomes and the care experience, and addressing the affordability of care. Dr. Compton-Phillips is a board-certified internist, author, and Theme Leader for NEJM Catalyst. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and earned her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.