Assistant Professor of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital
1620 Tremont St
Boston MA 02120
Dr. Ronen Rozenblum is a healthcare executive, researcher, lecturer and entrepreneur. He is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He is also the founding Director of the Unit for Innovative Healthcare Practice & Technology and Director of Business Development of the Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Rozenblum is an expert 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 Masters 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, quality of care and medical informatics at Harvard Medical School.
Based on his combined academic and business background, Dr. Rozenblum established, developed and manages the Unit for Innovative Healthcare Practice & Technology. The mission of the unit is to establish and support a structured, long-term relationship between the Center of Patient Safety Research and Practice and the industry in order to leverage the centers’ competencies and improve the overall quality and safety of healthcare through scientifically proven systems, methods and practices.
Dr. Rozenblum has a wide breadth of expertise and practical knowledge in developing 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 also co-edited a pioneering book on health information technology and patient empowerment, titled “Information Technology for Patient Empowerment in Healthcare.” Among other activities, he is a member of the Patient Experience Strategy Committee at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Israeli National Patient Experience Survey Committee and the Abstract Committee of the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) Conference, where he leads the Patient and Family Experience and Engagement sessions. Dr. Rozenblum also co-leads the development of patient-centered care criteria for the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program Accreditation in the U.S. Additionally, 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.
In addition to his academic 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.
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