HIMSS Executive Institute Leadership Live

   Dallas, TX | May 14-15, 2018

Leadership Live Dallas
May 14-15, 2018 | Dallas, TX

David Rhew

Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness, Samsung Electronics America

Dr. David Rhew is the chief medical officer (CMO) and head of healthcare and fitness for Samsung Electronics America. Dr. Rhew has served as CMO and vice president for global healthcare at Samsung SDS; senior vice president and CMO at Zynx Health Incorporated; clinician/researcher in the division of infectious diseases at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System; and associate clinical professor of medicine at UCLA.


Dr. Rhew has served on the National Quality Forum (NQF) Steering Committee for Pulmonary and Critical Care Quality Indicators and is currently on the NQF Consensus Standards and Approval Committee. He co-holds six U.S. technology patents that enable the authoring, mapping and integration of clinical decision support into the electronic health record. Dr. Rhew’s interests include measurably improving the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care, and applying technology to engage patients and consumers in their health.


Dr. Rhew received his Bachelor of Science in computer science and cellular molecular biology from the University of Michigan. He received his MD from Northwestern University and completed his internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in health services research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and a fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of California, Los Angeles.


Dr. Rhew will discuss:

  • The use of consumer engagement as a powerful and often underutilized tool to improve outcomes
  • The potential of digital health tools to engage consumers and patients and improve health
  • The importance of digital health programs that are managed by providers and supported by family and caregivers to improve health

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