Mark Savage, JD
Director, Digital Health Policy
Mark Savage is Director, Digital Health Policy, at Savage Consulting, 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, patient-generated health data and social determinants of health, health equity, and community and population health. Until recently Mark was Director of Health Policy at UC San Francisco’s Center for Digital Health Innovation, where he similarly led health policy strategy and development for the Center. Mark serves on multi-stakeholder policy committees under the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT; serves as Policy Director for the Gravity Project on social determinants of health data; serves on the board of directors of Manifest MedEx, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health information exchanges combining claims and clinical records; co-chaired the National Quality Forum’s Interoperability Committee; and has provided Congressional testimony and numerous presentations on diverse 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. 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.