Thomas Osborne, MD, is the Director of the National Center for Collaborative Healthcare Innovation (NCCHI) and Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) at VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

As Director of NCCHI, he is leading multidisciplinary teams in the co-development and implementation of pioneering healthcare solutions throughout VA, with other government agencies, and with leading technology companies.  His team's overarching goal is to deliver the best and most advanced healthcare solutions to our Veterans.

He is the inaugural recipient of the VA Under Secretary for Health Robert L. Jesse Award for Excellence in Innovation. His work has been published in numerous medical journals and textbooks on topics such as predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, sensor technology, augmented reality, virtual reality, and the future of healthcare.

Dr. Osborne received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School, completed his residency at Harvard Mount Auburn Hospital, and fellowship at Harvard Massachusetts General Hospital. He is board certified in both Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology. Dr. Osborne is also a staff neuroradiologist at VA Palo Alto Healthcare System and Clinical Associate Professor (affiliated) at Stanford University School of Medicine.



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