Dr. Eyal Zimlichman, MD

Deputy Director General, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Innovation Officer at Sheba Medical Center

Speaker: The Future of Medicine: New Frontiers

Dr. Eyal Zimlichman is an internal medicine physician, a healthcare executive and a researcher focused on assessing and improving health care quality and value, patient engagement and patient safety.

Dr. Zimlichman is currently Deputy Director-General, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Innovation Officer at Sheba Medical Center, Israel's largest hospital. Prior to this Dr. Zimlichman has held the position of Lead Researcher at Partners HealthCare Clinical Affairs Department in Boston where he was involved in the efforts to bring about a strategic care redesign initiative. Dr. Zimlichman holds an appointment at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School-affiliated Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice, where he is conducting research on implementing technology to improve health care quality and patient safety. Dr. Zimlichman served as an advisor to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is a founding member of the International Academy of Quality and Safety in Health Care. 

In his capacity as Chief Innovation Officer at Sheba Medical Center, Dr. Zimlichman conceptualized and launched a groundbreaking collaborative strategy called ARC which aims to accelerate innovations that will redesign healthcare on a global level.  Dr. Zimlichman is a graduate of the Harvard School of Public Health Executive Health Care Management Master of Science program and has earned his MD at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.