Kaveh Safavi, MD, JD

Senior Managing Director, Global Health Industry Lead, Accenture

Session

Getting Your Money’s Worth Out of Healthcare With Digital Technology

Long term affordability will require healthcare delivery to become more productive not simply less wasteful. At the same time, healthcare is becoming more consumer centric and the public is demanding its money’s worth. The advent of digital technology makes it possible to make care better and more affordable.

What you’ll learn:

  • The need to address productivity through a reduction in expert labor usage
  • Hear the factors that make care “good” in the eyes of consumers
  • Learn ways that digital technology can be used to make healthcare more affordable and more desirable to patients at the same time

Biography

Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D. is the managing director for Accenture’s global healthcare business. Dr. Safavi is responsible for developing and driving a growth strategy that differentiates Accenture’s offerings for providers, health insurers and public and private health systems across the globe.

Dr. Safavi brings more than two decades of leadership experience to Accenture Health. He joined Accenture from Cisco, in 2011, where he led the global healthcare practice. He also has served in leadership roles at Thompson Reuter’s, United Healthcare, Solucient, Humana, HealthSpring and Alexian Hospital Network. He has been quoted on healthcare issues in various media publications, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Harvard Business. Dr. Safavi has earned the distinction of both medical and law degrees, an M.D. from Loyola University School of Medicine and a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. He is board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics.