Prior to joining Mission Health, Dr. Paulus served as executive vice president of clinical operations at Geisinger Health System, where he was responsible for the operations of its $1.3 billion clinical enterprise, including two hospitals, an 800+ physician multispecialty group practice, and more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Dr. Paulus also served as Geisinger's chief innovation officer (CIO), where he was responsible for ensuring system-wide innovation. Before his tenure at Geisinger, Dr. Paulus was co-founder, president and CEO of CareScience, a clinical solutions and data analytics provider now part of Premier health alliance.
In 2018, Dr. Paulus co-founded and launched the National Taskforce for Humanity in Healthcare (NTH) with Bridget Duffy, MD, chief medical officer for Vocera, and William Maples, MD, president and CEO of The Institute for Healthcare Excellence. The NTH has convened physicians, nurses, and other leaders from healthcare and social change to explore the crisis of clinician burnout and create a movement to help ensure all care team members can achieve their highest healing potential.
Dr. Paulus received his bachelor’s degree, medical degree and MBA in healthcare management from the University of Pennsylvania. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and speaks regularly on the topics of healthcare quality and efficiency, human-centered innovation, physician leadership, and new models of care.
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