Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA

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    Attending Physician, Boston VA-Medical Center; Lecturer in Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School; Chief Medical Information and Innovation Officer, Merck, USA

  • Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA, is the Chief Medical Information and Innovation Officer at Merck and Co., an attending physician at the Boston VA Medical Center, and lecturer in health care policy at Harvard Medical School. In his capacity as Merck's CMIO, Jain is working to establish and manage global alliances to use health data to improve medication safety, efficacy, use, and adherence. Previously, he was Senior Advisor to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) where he helped lead the launch of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, briefly serving as its Acting Deputy Director for Policy and Programs. Jain also served as special assistant to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, working closely with Dr. David Blumenthal to implement the HITECH Provisions of the Recovery Act, and execute initiatives on usability, private sector engagement, and disparities in care. He was a founding member and associate director of the Global Health Delivery Project, and has been consulted widely across the health care sector, including for several health information technology companies. He is a recipient of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship, the Dean's Award at Harvard Business School, and the Resident Mentor Award from Brigham and Women's Hospital. Jain received his undergraduate degree, medical degree, and master's degree in business administration from Harvard University.
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