Dr. David Whitehouse
Chief Medical Officer
David is the Chief Medical Officer at UST Global where he uses his extensive clinical and health systems experience and insights to help UST clients understand the significance, influence and possibilities of technology advances; from the impact of big data on analytics and prediction; of ubiquitous sensors and the quantified self-movement on advancing concepts of “expert patients” and in home capabilities; of micronetworks and social networking on everything from gauging satisfaction to improving communication and resource allocation among providers, patients, their families and community care givers; to the impact of mobile applications on just in time information, enhanced communication and the use of avatars to put a trusted advisor in every home.
David, MD MBA is seasoned health strategist whose past positions include time in the PBM industry where he served as Executive Medical Officer for Catamaran after being the CMO at Catalyst; the managed healthcare industry where he was CMO for Strategy and Innovation at United Health Group and before that Medical Director and SVP for the Employer Services Division at Cigna.
He has consulted internationally with CIGNA on their Global Health Strategy and EAP deployment in Japan; with United on medical tourism and insurance deployment in India and also as part of Ingenix consultation to Trusts in the NHS in England.
He has presented extensively at large national forums such as the National Business Group on Health, and has been quoted in publications from the Wall Street Journal to Business Insurance.
As a physician he has worked in every setting from extremely challenged underserved rural poverty areas, and general hospitals, to academic centers of excellence. He has served on the clinical faculty at Dartmouth, Harvard and Yale.
He holds an MD degree from Dartmouth, an MBA from the University of Connecticut, a Doctorate and Masters in Theology from Harvard University and a MA and BA from Cambridge University in England.
He sits on the Board of Brain Net the largest integrated research database on the human brain, and the Healthcare Management advisory Board at the University of Connecticut School of Business.