Deputy Chief Health Officer for IBM Watson Health
Dr. Lisa Latts is the Deputy Chief Health Officer for IBM Watson Health. She is working on solutions within Watson Health that move healthcare from volume to value using cognitive technology. She also has a focus on quality measurement and quality improvement, and using cognitive to help Watson Health clients achieve the quadruple aim of better care, lower cost, improved patient experience, and improve clinician experience. Prior to this, she was the Principle of LML Health Solutions, and the Chief Medical Officer for self-insured health plans at the University of California. Dr. Latts also served as an executive with Anthem, Inc. (WellPoint,) where she was instrumental in developing many of their value based payment and delivery system reform initiatives.
Dr. Latts is a national leader in health quality and health policy and is currently chair of the NCQA Standards Committee and former co-chair of the Cost and Resource Use committee for the National Quality Forum. She is board certified in Internal Medicine. She received her MD from the University of Minnesota, an executive MBA from the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business and a MSPH from the University of Colorado.