Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Deutsch is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon trained at Columbia and Harvard where he served as Chief Resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital and on the faculty of Harvard University. He was a member of Brown University Faculty of Medicine where he taught and practiced for 20 years. Areas of focus included spine and scoliosis, cerebral palsy, myelodysplasia and pediatric orthopedics. He authored more than 40 scientific papers and exhibits.
He also founded Occupational Health and Rehabilitation Inc., which went public on NASQ and started and developed two other companies including Touchstone Health, a Medicare Advantage HMO in NYC. He served as Chief Medical Officer for a telehealth technology company, a company that managed high-risk health plan members and for the largest PACE program in the country where he built and integrated programs for medical and care management, palliative care, transitional care, behavioral health and clinical pharmacy management.
He has given talks in numerous venues including the Harvard Business School and The National Data Forum on multiple topics including quantitative bone scanning, disease management, the use of data to clinically profile physicians and obtain buy-in, the application of small area variations analysis to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of utilization and provider network management, pay for performance and the effect of patient-centric measurement on big data (utilization and cost).