Mark Savage, JD

Mark Savage


Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement Task Force, Member
U.S. Core Data for Interoperability Task Force 2021, Member
Trusted Exchange Framework Task Force, Member
Interoperability Standards Workgroup, Member

Managing Director, Digital Health Strategy & Policy
Savage & Savage LLC

Mark Savage is Managing Director, Digital Health Strategy & Policy, at Savage & Savage LLC, where he continues his passion to transform health care by developing and leveraging electronic health information exchange as the backbone for patient engagement and access, delivery reform and shared care planning, health equity, patient-generated health data and social determinants of health, and community and population health.  Mark serves as SDOH Policy Advisor for the Gravity Project, building consensus-based standards for social determinants of health data integration, exchange, and use; serves on numerous multi-stakeholder policy committees under the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT; co-chaired the Health Care Task Force of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights; co-chaired the National Quality Forum’s Interoperability Committee; served on California’s Data Exchange Framework Stakeholder Advisory Group; serves on the board of directors of Manifest MedEx, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health information exchanges; and has provided Congressional testimony and numerous presentations on diverse health IT issues.  Previously, Mark was Director of Health Policy at UC San Francisco’s Center for Digital Health Innovation, where he led health policy strategy and development.  In 2013-2017, he was Director of Health IT Policy and Programs at the National Partnership for Women & Families in Washington, D.C.  His team there 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.  By training, Mark is a civil-rights litigator, challenging diverse issues of discrimination and poverty through impact litigation, first at Public Advocates, then at Consumers Union.  Mark graduated from Stanford Law School and the University of California, Berkeley.