Mark Savage, JD
Director of Health Policy
University of California Center for Digital Health Innovation
Mark Savage is Director of Health Policy at University of California, San Francisco’s Center for Digital Health Innovation. He leads health policy strategy and development for the Center and its programs to advance interoperability, electronic health information exchange, delivery reform, and access for patients, providers and consumers nationwide. Mark also serves on numerous multi-stakeholder policy committees under the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT; serves on the board of directors of Manifest MedEx, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health information exchanges combining claims and clinical patient records; recently co-chaired the National Quality Forum’s Interoperability Committee; and has provided Congressional testimony and numerous presentations on various health IT issues. Prior to joining UCSF’s Center for Digital Health Innovation, he was Director of Health IT Policy and Programs at the National Partnership for Women & Families, where he oversaw strategy and work to advance electronic health information access and exchange as the backbone for patient access and engagement, delivery reform, and health equity. His team also led the Consumer Partnership for eHealth, a coalition of more than 50 leading consumer, patient and labor organizations working to advance patient-centered health IT. Mr. Savage graduated from Stanford Law School and the University of California, Berkeley.