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 Executive and Behavioral Scientist. He is Vice President for Clinical Transformation and National Lead for Behavioral Insights at Ascension Health. Dr. Patel was previously the Founding Director of the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit, the world's first behavioral design team embedded within a health system. In this role, he led 25+ 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