Mitesh Patel, MD, MBA

Nudges / Gamification / Wearables

Human behavior is the final common pathway for nearly every advance in medicine

Mitesh Patel, MD, MBA is a Physician-Scientist and Director of the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit, the world’s first behavioral design team embedded within a health system. His research combines behavioral science with scalable technology platforms such as electronic health records and wearable devices to improve health and health care. He has led more than 20 clinical trials testing the design of nudges, gamification and wearables to change clinician decisions and patient behaviors. He conducts consulting and speaking for a wide range of partners including health systems, insurers, biopharma and technology companies.