Luke Sato, MD is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for CRICO and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS). His current responsibilities include overseeing development of all Patient Safety programs for CRICO and coordinating these initiatives across the Harvard medical system.
Dr. Sato’s clinical training is in neurology and in computer science/medical informatics through the Division of Health Sciences and Technology at HMS and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a National Library of Medicine sponsored post-doctoral fellowship program. He has applied industry principles and best practices to clinical risk management and patient safety and has developed several methodologies to analyze medical malpractice claims and patient safety data. Before he became CMO, Dr. Sato was the Chief Information Officer for CRICO where he oversaw all system application development.
Prior to CRICO, Dr. Sato was staff at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and held the position of associate director of a medical informatics research and development laboratory at BWH and Harvard Medical School.
Authored by Dr. Sato
ACOs vs. What We Know
ACOs and HMOs
ACOs and PCMH