Dr. Eyal Zimlichman is an internal medicine physician, a healthcare executive and a researcher focused on assessing and improving health care quality and value, patient engagement and patient safety. Dr. Zimlichman currently serves as Deputy Director General and Chief Medical Officer at Sheba Medical Center, Israel’s largest hospital. Dr. Zimlichman is also Head of Clinical Innovation at Sheba, leading innovation efforts both internally and through the establishment of partnerships with the medical industry and leading academic medical centers worldwide.
Dr. Zimlichman holds appointments at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard Medical School-affiliated Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice, where he is conducting research on implementing technology to improve healthcare quality and patient safety. Dr. Zimlichman has served as an advisor to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Care Information Technology in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He currently serves as a co-chairman of a policy steering committee dealing with strategic uses of healthcare data at the Israeli Ministry of Health.