Patient Safety Presentation

Can Technology Enhance Access to Care to Underserved Populations?

Krisda Chaiyachati, MD, MPH

Presented September 6th, 2023 at the APSF Stoelting Conference 2023 on “Emerging Medical Technologies – A Patient Safety Perspective on Wearables, Big Data and Remote Care”


Can Technology Enhance Access to Care to Underserved Populations? – [PDF]


Krisda Chaiyachati, MD, MPH

Krisda Chaiyachati, MD, MPH

Krisda Chaiyachati, MD, MPH
Physician Lead, Value-Based Care and Innovation, Verily

Dr. Krisda Chaiyachati, MD, MPH, MSHP, FACP is a physician executive at Verily. He is the Physician Lead for Value-Based Care and Innovation, leading research and care programs that drive Verily towards its mission to bring the promise of precision health to everyone, every day. In this role, he is the principle investigator for longitudinal registries and is the Medical Director for Onduo, a technology-enabled whole person care program that offers personalized, precision care directing members with chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension to the right care, at the right time with an engaging member experience. In addition, he is a lead for Verily’s Health Equity Center of Excellence.

Previously, Dr. Chaiyachati held leadership roles at the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine, notably as the founding Medical Directors for Penn Medicine OnDemand Virtual Care and PennOpenPass, and the inaugural Director for the Leonard Davis Institute-Penn Medicine Research Laboratory. In these roles, he leveraged operational dollars and grants to develop and evaluate interventions designed to improve equitable access to care and automate care delivery processes. He has published extensively and is a national thought leader on how to design, implement, and evaluate strategies that improve equity, efficiency, and access to care through transformative digital health initiatives.

Dr. Chaiyachati earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency and chief residency at the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine program. He has a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health where he was a Zuckerman Fellow. He has a Master of Science in Health Policy from The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine where he was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar. He is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Board of Directors and is a practicing primary care, internal medicine physician.