[imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”bottomshadow” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”left” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/imageframe]Reed V. Tuckson, MD is currently president of the American Telemedicine Association and the managing director of Tuckson Health Connections, LLC, a health and medical care consulting business that brings people and ideas together to promote optimal health outcomes and value through innovation and integration across the fields of prevention; public health; consumer activation; quality care delivery; the translation of science and technology into value producing interventions; and optimization of big data and analytics.
Previously, he enjoyed a long tenure as Executive Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs for UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune 25 health and wellbeing company, which includes the nation’s largest health insurer and the industry’s most comprehensive health services company.
A Section 16 officer of the company, Dr. Tuckson was a member of the Executive Operating Committee and responsible for oversight of the company’s Foundation. A recognized leader in his field, he is proud to have been featured by Black Enterprise Magazine in 2012 as one of the “Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America,” and he has been noted several times by Modern Healthcare Magazine on its “50 Most Powerful Physician Executives” in healthcare list. A member of the Advisory Committee to the Director of NIH, he is an active member of the Institute of Medicine, serving in a leadership position on the use of data and analytics in healthcare.
Dr. Dr. Tuckson is President-Elect and a board member of the American Telemedicine Association, and a Trustee of the Board at Howard University. He has previously serviced on The Rockefeller University’s Board of Trustees and on several US government cabinet-level health advisory committees concerned with health reform, infant mortality, children’s health, violence, and radiation testing. Dr. Tuckson is the author of “The Doctor in the Mirror,” an ongoing book and media project that supports senior engagement to enhance health and medical care outcomes.