Gabriel J. Escobar, MD

“Twenty years ago, when Dr. Escobar started imagining a predictive analytic system that could identify hospitalized patients at high risk of deterioration, no one thought it was possible,” says Tracy Lieu, MD, director of the Division of Research (DOR). Fast…

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James Jang, MD

Dr. Jang’s introduction to San Francisco City Impact came in 2012 at a conference hosted by the American College of Cardiology. Representatives from the nonprofit, which provides medical and social support to the 47,000 poor and homeless living in the…

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Leonid Pravoverov, MD

Of all the contributions Dr. Pravoverov has made since joining The Permanente Medical Group in 2004, perhaps none is as impressive as his success in helping transform the lives of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Just 1% of Medicare…

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David Witt, MD

Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) has been a leading cause of mortality among hospitalized patients in the United States for decades, and is the most common cause of mortality from hospital-acquired infection. Yet when Dr. Witt searched in 2008 for diagnostic and…

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