Richard E. Gliklich, MD

Richard E. Gliklich, MD

Leffenfeld Professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Part-time, Harvard Medical School
Director, Clinical Outcomes Research Unit, Mass. Eye and Ear
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Dr. Richard Gliklich is the Leffenfeld Professor of Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School who has done foundational work in healthcare outcomes and analytics. As the senior editor of the landmark publication by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) handbook, Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User’s Guide, he has led several key national and international efforts focused on evaluating the safety, effectiveness, value, and quality of healthcare. 

In addition to his work as a surgeon-scientist, Dr. Gliklich is the CEO and Chairman of OM1 and an XIR at Catalyst. He was previously the President of the Outcome Division of Quintiles, the largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services, and he also served on their executive committee through it's 2013 IPO. Prior to Quintiles, Dr. Gliklich was the Founder, CEO, and Chairman of Outcome, a health information and services company that served more than 2,500 healthcare organizations and a majority of the global Top 30 life sciences companies.

Dr. Gliklich also holds several patents for both health outcomes systems and medical devices. He is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Medical School and a former Charles A. Dana Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Mass. Eye and Ear
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
p: 617-573-4105

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