Dr. Paul Grundy

Global Director, Healthcare Transformation, IBM

Paul Grundy, know as the “godfather” of the Patient centered Medical home movement, is IBM Corporation’s global director of healthcare transformation. In this role, he develops and executes strategies that support IBM’s transformation initiatives in the healthcare industry. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Utah Department of Family and Preventive Medicine. Paul won the NCQA national quality award for 2012 and the American Collage of Occupational Environmental Medicine 2013 Sappington Memorial Award.

He is presently a Member of the National Academy of Science’s Institute of Medicine and the IBM Industry Academy. Dr Grundy serves as a director of the ACGME the body responsible for accrediting graduate medical training programs, member national advisory board of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education, Mayo Clinic Center for Connected Care (C3) and the Medical Education Futures Study. Paul is the President of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, a coalition he led IBM in creating in early 2006. The collaborative is dedicated to advancing a new primary-care model, called the patient-centered medical home, as a means of fundamentally reforming healthcare delivery. Today, the collaborative represents employers of some 50m people across the US; physician groups representing more than 330,000 medical doctors; leading consumer groups; and, the top seven US health-benefits companies.

Dr. Grundy is a retired senior diplomat with the rank of Minister Consular U.S. State Department and was a Medical Director for the International SOS and Adventist Health. Dr. Grundy is also known for his work on AIDS education in Africa. Dr. Grundy has received several work related awards which include three U.S. Department of State Superior Honor Awards, four Department of State Meritorious Service awards, the Defense Superior Service Award, and the Defense Meritorious Service medal.

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