Brandon Savage, MD

Brandon Savage is the Chief Medical Officer for GE Healthcare IT, a $1.4 billion segment of GE.  GE Healthcare IT is a global leader in delivering information technology solutions that support high-quality and cost-effective care through business, clinical and imaging applications covering settings from the physician office to the integrated delivery network.

As CMO, Brandon is responsible for working with the healthcare community to establish and drive GE Healthcare’s IT vision into current and future business strategies.    Brandon is responsible for leading clinical excellence and is GE’s thought leader for Qualibria – the clinical knowledge platform resulting from the critical, strategic partnership between GE Healthcare and Intermountain Healthcare.  Brandon is also a leader in GE’s push to support Accountable Care Organizations and meaningful use with clear ties to GE’s healthymagination campaign—all efforts to drive down costs and increase quality. He also serves as a pivotal leader for the Healthcare IT Product Strategy.

Brandon is a passionate driver of information technology that facilitates more personalized and proactive care by arming providers with solutions that support consistent and evidence-based care, while facilitating tighter collaboration among the care team.  As part of this commitment, he is a contributing author to Paper Kills: Transforming Health and Healthcare with Information TechnologyClick here for more information on the book.

He began his GE career in 2002, leading the development of products such as computerized provider order entry (CPOE) and has worked with numerous healthcare delivery organizations to choose and implement software solutions.

Prior to joining GE in 2002, Brandon was practicing internal medicine and was an assistant professor of medicine at the University of California San Diego with a focus on clinical trials, patient safety, and residency training.  During his tenure at UCSD he also co-founded Intensive Solutions International, which developed software for managing patients in intensive care units.  Prior to medical school, Brandon developed software for the banking industry including loan and leasing modules.

Brandon has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley in molecular cellular biology and a Medical Doctor degree from the University of California, San Diego.

Brandon lives in Seattle, Washington, with his family.

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