Today Redesign Health, a healthcare innovation company, welcomes David Entwistle to its board of directors. As the president and CEO of Stanford Health Care, Entwistle brings unparalleled healthcare and leadership expertise to the board. His appointment comes as Redesign Health has reached a notable milestone of successfully creating over 50 companies since 2018.
A renowned healthcare leader, Entwistle has a storied career of driving transformative health innovations at academic medical centers and leading them to achieve national recognition for patient care quality. At Stanford Health Care, Entwistle spearheaded the completion of the new state-of-the-art Stanford Hospital, which opened to patients in fall 2019 and provided a critical component of Stanford Medicine’s COVID-19 response. He also championed the development and implementation of an integrated strategic plan for Stanford Medicine; and under his leadership, Stanford Health Care continues to achieve accolades for clinical excellence and technological innovation from Vizient, the Leapfrog Group, and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, among other organizations.
Previously, Entwistle served as CEO of the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics and as senior vice president and COO at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He currently sits on the boards of Vizient and the American Hospital Association, and is a past board member of the Association of American Medical Colleges Council of Teaching Hospitals and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
Entwistle’s expertise in artificial intelligence, value-based care, and workforce transformation, among other areas, aligns with Redesign Health’s commitment to enabling collaborative innovation at scale.
“David is an uncommonly effective leader, who understands what it takes to make an impact in healthcare,” said Brett Shaheen, CEO of Redesign Health. “I’m confident his deep industry knowledge and wealth of experience will advance our mission of delivering a new innovation model in healthcare — helping to create a more equitable, accessible, affordable and high quality experience for all.”
Redesign Health has been at the forefront of healthcare transformation, building more than 50 healthcare businesses in collaboration with exceptional founders and forward-leaning industry partners. Companies built at Redesign Health have touched more than 14 million lives and span nearly every aspect of healthcare. The companies have facilitated new models of clinical care, transformed the provider and patient experience, and supported leading healthcare companies in driving greater clinical value and efficiency. Redesign Health also works with industry leaders to deeply understand their unique challenges and opportunities, co-develop solutions leveraging combined expertise, and help power innovation through proven tools, technologies and insights.
“We are in an era of transformation for health care delivery, with tremendous opportunities to make a positive difference in countless lives,” Entwistle said. “I’m honored to join the Redesign Health board, and look forward to working closely with Brett and the entire team in driving innovative change that enhances the patient experience, advances health equity, and improves health for communities across the U.S.”
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