March 18, 2021
| Digital Series
Accelerate Health


Chief Clinical Transformation Officer
Ochsner Health System

Dr. Richard Milani currently serves as the chief clinical transformation officer, vice-chairman of the Department of Cardiology at Ochsner Health System and professor of medicine, at Ochsner Clinical School – The University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. His background and research focus on population health with a special interest in chronic disease, medical informatics, and healthcare technology. He serves as the medical director of Innovation Ochsner (iO), a health innovation accelerator that is a subsidiary of the Ochsner Health System.

After receiving his internal medicine training at the University of Florida, Dr. Milani completed fellowships in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Florida, Preventive Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at Harvard University (Massachusetts General Hospital), and Cardiovascular Diseases at Ochsner Clinic Foundation.

He has authored over 500 medical publications and serves as a frequent lecturer for healthcare systems and Fortune 500 companies as well as an advisor to venture capital firms and emerging healthcare technology companies.  Additionally, he is a reviewer for several medical journals and is the author of Death and Dollars: Solving the Epidemic of Chronic Disease.