Dr. Jean Wright: Innovation in Healthcare

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This week’s interview on CMDA Matters features Dr. Jean Wright, Chief Innovation Officer for all of Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina. She is responsible for leading the advancement of innovation initiatives. Her focus is on working with teams to raise the bar for patient care and population health through human-centered design, business development and novel medical technologies.

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Dr. Jean Wright practiced as a pediatric anesthesiologist and intensivist. She held positions as a physician executive at Emory, chair of pediatrics for Mercer and executive director for Memorial Health’s Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Savannah, and she was chief medical officer for Atrium Health Cabarrus.

She is a health services researcher, has served on federal advisory committees and has given testimony in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, a medical degree from Wayne State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Emory’s Goizueta School of Business.

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