Jeffrey M. Davis, MD, MPH, is a senior health consultant with the global health and benefits consultancy of Willis Towers Watson (WTW). In this capacity he supports the development and implementation of health benefits strategies for large, self-insured employers. Dr. Davis also serves as a part time corporate medical director for a US based, global employer. He is located in the San Francisco Health and Benefits Practice. Before coming to WTW he served as senior medical director for xG Health Solutions, a Geisinger Health System company with expertise in ACO and Advanced Patient-Centered Medical Home development/population health strategies/and population health analytics. He arrived at xG Health Solutions after five years as the Chief Medical Officer of Avivia Health, a population health Kaiser Permanente company and two years as the Medical Director, National Accounts for Kaiser Permanente Health Plan, Program Office (Oakland, CA). Prior to that he held the position of Chief Medical Officer for LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, a large, national Disease Management Organization that provided population-based, chronic disease management programs to health plans and large employers. Dr. Davis earned his medical degree from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He completed both a pediatric residency and clinical research fellowship training in medical genetics at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. He is board-certified in both Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, Dr. Davis also received his BA from Princeton University/undergraduate fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs and a master’s degree in epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health.
Genomic based medicine is on the rise but we still face a shortage of access to genetics expertise across the country. To bridge this gap, employer organizations have started to adopt genetic health benefits to improve outcomes for their members. Hear how leading employers are implementing these programs as well as the results they are seeing.