About Daniel Z. Sands, MD, MPH
Danny Sands is senior medical informatics director for Cisco, where he provides both internal and external health IT leadership and helps key customers with business and clinical transformation using IT. His prior position was chief medical officer for Zix Corporation, a leader in secure e-mail and e-prescribing, and before that he spent 13 years at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where he developed and implemented numerous systems to improve clinical care delivery and patient engagement.
He has earned degrees from Brown University, Ohio State University, Harvard School of Public Health, and trained at Boston City Hospital and Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital. Dr. Sands currently holds an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School and maintains a primary care practice at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in which he makes extensive use of health IT.
Danny is the recipient of numerous health IT awards, has been elected to fellowship in both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Medical Informatics, and is co-chair and a founder of the Society for Participatory Medicine.
- Our Society is hiring: Executive Director, September 11, 2012
- Is Your Healthcare Practice Patient-centered?, March 12, 2010
- Calling All Physicians: Support the Participatory Medicine Movement, March 10, 2010
- Patient to doctor: “Why aren’t you harder on me?”, March 8, 2010
- Why Participatory Medicine?, November 9, 2009