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Aaron Neinstein, MD

Empowering patients and providers to better access, share, understand, and use health information for more connected, collaborative care


Dr. Aaron Neinstein is Vice President of Digital Health at UCSF Health, Senior Director at the UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation, and Associate Professor in the UCSF Division of Endocrinology, with a clinical practice focused on diabetes care.   He is a national leader in digital health product development and care delivery transformation, leading UCSF’s ambulatory Epic EHR implementation, development and deployment of numerous digital health solutions transforming digital patient experience and virtual care delivery across UCSF, research and advocacy advancing US federal health policy in interoperability and patient data access, and co-founding of Tidepool, a non-profit creating open-source software to empower people with diabetes.  He is considered an expert in diabetes technology, including the use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors, as a nationally-invited speaker and invited author to outlets like CNBC, Medscape, and Washington Post, peer-reviewed author, and advisor to numerous companies.  He serves as a federal appointee to the US Health Information Technology Advisory Committee.

Dr. Neinstein writes about healthcare innovation, digital health, digital transformation, and diabetes technology

Dr. Neinstein writes for well-known blogs and media outlets, and has numerous peer-reviewed journal publications.

Dr. Neinstein's speaking appearances, podcasts, interviews, news media, and videos.


Analyzing Scans

EHR Intelligence

Health pros: do not wait to measure ONC interoperability rule

Jul 13 2020



Top 10 tips for diabetes telehealth prophetic in face of COVID-19

Mar 31 2020

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Advisory Board

How UCSF created an app to monitor staff for COVID-19 - and support their mental health

May 6 2020

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