BRAD STUART, MD
Brad is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ACIStrategies.
With more than 35 years of experience practicing internal medicine, palliative care and hospice, and as a healthcare innovator with a national reputation, he
has a career-long commitment to improving clinical and economic outcomes by promoting dignity, choice and responsibility.
He created the first Advanced Illness Management (AIM) program in the US with a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 1999, shepherded its growth over a decade at Sutter Health, and spearheaded the proposal that earned AIM a $13 million award in 2010 from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation.
Brad drove AIM's growth and development toward a national model now adopted by the American Hospital Association and many US health systems and championed by the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), where he is a founding Board member.
For over 10 years Brad
has focused on delivery system redesign, specializing in outcome and financial metrics and analytics, physician and staff training, and value-driven cost reduction in advanced illness.
A graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine, he
was named to the 2013 HealthLeaders'
Media list of Top 20 national difference-makers and was profiled in Atlantic Monthly
has been named Physician of the Year by the California Association of Health Services at Home
speaks internationally on clinical, economic and spiritual issues in advanced illness.