Thomas M. Maddox, MD, a cardiologist and professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been selected to serve as a trustee of the American College of Cardiology, an international professional society for cardiovascular care providers. He will serve a three-year term on the board of trustees beginning in April.
Also executive director of the Healthcare Innovation Lab at BJC HealthCare and Washington University School of Medicine, Maddox is a leader in research and development of innovative health-care delivery models, including the use of big data and technology to improve health for individuals and communities. He has led teams developing innovations in predictive analytics in inpatient care, critical care and palliative care; remote patient monitoring in heart failure, postoperative and postpartum patients; patient transportation for ambulatory and cancer patients; voice assistants in inpatient supply chain and pre-operative patients; and patient billing.
Maddox’s cardiology research interests include learning health-care systems, prevention in coronary artery disease, optimal care for cardiac patients undergoing noncardiac surgery, and quality of care for cardiac patients.