Lonny Reisman Named to Harvard Medical School Health Care Policy Advisory Council
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Named to Harvard Medical School
Health Care Policy Advisory Council
HARTFORD, Conn., Aug 09, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lonny Reisman, M.D., Aetna (NYSE: AET) chief medical officer, has been appointed to the Harvard Medical School Health Care Policy (HCP) Advisory Council.
joins a group of distinguished individuals and thought leaders.
This council brings broad, real-world perspective to the school's unbiased research and analysis that inform decisions about health care policy.
"I asked Dr. Reisman
to join the council because I believe he
can help form and advance our health care policy program.
As CMO, Reisman is responsible for Aetna's clinical strategy that improves the quality, safety and affordability of health care.
is a recognized leader in health information technology, patient safety and evidence-based medicine.
has published numerous medical articles.
Before becoming Aetna's CMO, he served as ActiveHealth Management's chief executive officer.
He co-founded ActiveHealth Management, now an Aetna subsidiary, following nearly 20 years of experience as a physician and consultant to large employers concerned about health care quality and costs.
He also led the development of the ActiveHealth CareEngine(R) System, a clinical decision support technology platform that received a U.S. Patent in 2004.
Reisman was an attending physician at New York Hospital and St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center from 1987 to 1999.
He was a cardiology fellow at the University of Chicago from 1985 to 1987.
He received his undergraduate degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook and his medical degree from Tel Aviv University.