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Stan Stead, MD, MBA


CEO, Founder Stead Health Group, Inc.
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, California

Stan Stead, MD, MBA is a national leader in the healthcare economics and payment systems for physician and hospital services, information technology and quality healthcare. As a board-certified anesthesiologist and senior hospital executive, Dr. Stead has applied his diverse experiences in clinical practice, executive leadership in academic medical centers and corporate environments to improve healthcare for over twenty-five years. He is an expert in hospital operations, strategic planning and information systems.

Dr. Stead has worked for quality healthcare in state, national and international medical organizations. As a Commissioner on the City of Los Angeles Disability Commission, he used his insights as a physician to work with the disabled community to provide better access to healthcare resources. As a member of the California Society of Anesthesiologists Board of Directors, Dr. Stead has worked with elected officials in both state and national government to better understand the challenges of providing medical care. Most recently, Dr. Stead authored AMA's signature PQRI publications on the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) for 2007 and 2008.

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