Technical Expert Group

Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MBA, MPH
Chairman, Right Care Technical Expert Group; Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management; Founding Director, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR); Dean Emeritus, School of Public Health; Professor of Organization Behavior, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

Robert Kaplan, PhD
Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group Co-Founder; Former Associate Director, National Institutes of Health

Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPH
Professor of Health Policy and Management Director, California Initiative for Health Equity & Action Director, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research School of Public Health University of California, Berkeley

William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC, Statewide Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Specialty Delegate, California American College of Cardiology and California Medical Association; Director, California ePCI Program; Director, Prevention Forward Program and Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, Davis

Steven Chen, PharmDAssociate Dean, USC School of Pharmacy; Co-chair, Los Angeles University of Best Practices

Keith Emmons, MD
Medical Director, CenCal Health of Santa Barbara (Medi-Cal plan); Co-chair, Right Care Heart Failure Work Group

Scott Flinn, MD, Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Co-Founder Right Care University of Best Practices; Former US Navy Undersea Medical Officer with Navy Seals

Cindy Giambrone, PharmD, Co-chair, Right Care Initiative HeartFailure Work Group; Director, Performance Improvement and ACO Pharmacy Risk, MemorialCare Foundation and Medical Group; Founding Dean, UC Irvine School of Pharmacy

Jan D. Hirsh, RPh, PhD
Founding Dean, UC Irvine School of Pharmacy

David Maron, MD, FACC, FAHA
Clinical Professor of Medicine; Chief, Stanford Prevention Research Center; Director, Preventive Cardiology, Stanford University School of Medicine

John Øvretveit
Professor of Improvement Implementation and Evaluation, LIME/MMC, Karolinska Institute Medical University, Sweden

Catrina Taylor, PhD, MSPH, Senior Research Scientist, Chronic Disease and Control Branch, California Department of Public Health; Epidemiologist/Biostatistician, Health Information and Statistics Section, Chronic Disease Control Branch, California Department of Public Health

Last Updated: January 21, 2021