| Ronen Rozenblum, PhD, MPH
Dr. Ronen Rozenblum is a healthcare manager, researcher, lecturer and entrepreneur. He is the Co-Founding Director of the Unit for Innovative Healthcare Practice & Technology and Director of Business Development of the Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Rozenblum has a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School where he is a health services researcher. He is an expert in patient-centered care, patient experience and engagement, and health information technology. His research, lectures, and contributions have been recognized nationally and internationally.
Dr. Rozenblum holds a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) and a PhD in Business Administration, Health Management and Economics. In 2011, he completed his post-doctoral research fellowship in patient-centered care, patient experience, quality of care, and medical informatics at Harvard Medical School.
Based on his combined academic and business background, Dr. Rozenblum established, developed and manages the Unit for Innovative Healthcare Practice & Technology. The mission of the unit is to establish and support a structured, long-term relationship between the Center of Patient Safety Research and Practice and the industry in order to leverage the centers’ competencies and improve the overall quality and safety of healthcare through scientifically proven systems, methods and practices.
In addition, Dr. Rozenblum has a wide breadth of expertise and practical knowledge in developing innovative methods and information technologies to enhance patient-centered care, patient experience and engagement. He has trained many clinicians to implement these tools in clinical settings and has presented his work at numerous national and international conferences. He lectures on patient-centered care in a HarvardX course entitled “Improving Global Health: Focusing on Quality and Safety” at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is a member of the Patient Experience Strategy Committee at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Medical Advisory Board of the Adult Congenital Heart Association in the U.S., the Abstract Committee of the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) Conference and the Israeli National Patient Experience Survey Committee.
In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Rozenblum has been involved in establishing and managing startup companies in the healthcare industry and has considerable experience in business development and management of such entities.