Ashish Jha

Dr. Jha was a panelist for the Forum’s discussions on Telehealth and The Zika Crisis.

Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH is a practicing general internist at the VA. He is a professor of Health Policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a member of the Institute of Medicine. His work has focused on four primary areas:

  • Public reporting,
  • Pay for performance,
  • Health information technology,
  • Leadership,

And the roles they play in effecting the delivery of safe, effective, patient-centered care. With a strong body of analytic work on the US system, he also founded the HSPH Initiative on Global Health Quality (HIGHQ), played a key role in the WHO’s working group on patient safety research, and is leading an international HIT benchmarking effort with the OECD.