George Cheely, MD, MBA

Medical Director for Care Redesign
Duke University Health System
Dr. George R. Cheely, Jr. MD, MBA is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Duke University Hospital, Medical Director for Care Redesign at Duke University Health System, and core faculty in the Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy. Under the DUHS CMO, George has led Duke’s Care Redesign program since inception. The program aims to improve clinical outcomes and reduce waste by supporting more than 40 multi-disciplinary teams to develop and implement evidence-based care delivery improvements. Impacts include improved patient experience, avoided readmissions, avoided admissions, fewer nights in the hospital and SNF, improved team communication, and reduction in cost.