Dr. Ronen Rozenblum is a healthcare executive, researcher, lecturer, and entrepreneur. He is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and the founding director of the Unit for Innovative Healthcare Practice & Technology and director of business development for the Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Rozenblum is an expert and international leader in patient-centered care, patient experience and engagement, and health information technology. His research, lectures, and contributions in these domains have been recognized nationally and internationally.
Dr. Rozenblum holds a master’s in public health (MPH) and a PhD in business administration, health management, and economics. In 2011, he completed his post-doctoral research fellowship in patient-centered care, patient experience and engagement, and medical informatics at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Rozenblum led and was involved in numerous research projects and quality improvement initiatives related to patient-centered care. He has a wide breadth of expertise and practical knowledge in developing and implementing innovative methods and information technologies to enhance patient-centered care, patient experience, and engagement. He has trained many clinicians to implement these tools in clinical settings and has presented his work at numerous national and international conferences. He is involved in a variety of teaching and mentoring activities at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Rozenblum published many papers related to patient-centered care, patient experience, and engagement and co-edited a pioneering book on health information technology and patient empowerment titled Information Technology for Patient Empowerment in Healthcare.
Dr. Rozenblum is a member of the Patient Experience Strategy Committee at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Health Promoting Hospitals and Patient-Family Engagement Committee, and the Abstract Committee of the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) Conference, where he leads the patient-centered care sessions. Dr. Rozenblum also co-leads the development of patient-centered care criteria for the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program Accreditation in the US, and he is part of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Expert Consultation group, which is working on the establishment of an international framework for patient and family engagement. Additionally, Dr. Rozenblum has been involved in various activities to promote patient-centered care in Israel together with the Israeli Ministry of Health.
In addition to his academic and policy pursuits, Dr. Rozenblum has been involved in establishing and managing startup companies in the healthcare industry and has considerable experience in business development and management in this industry.