We are happy to announce that Chet Robson, Chief Clinical Officer of Walgreens, will be joining us as the featured keynote speaker at our Digital Healthcare & Patient Experience Transformation Virtual Assembly – our very last event of the year! At Walgreens, his team collaborates with roughly 70,000 healthcare professionals to deliver in-person and virtual care to over 8,000,000+ people a day. He is a proven innovator in digital health, as he designs and delivers evidence-based pharmacy and healthcare programs, products, and services. The pandemic has pushed the barriers of digital healthcare, and with Robson’s leadership, Walgreens has successfully navigated what’s been a turbulent time for the healthcare industry.
In his Keynote Address on December 7th, Robson will share insights on how to meet patients’ healthcare needs and values by the best use of prevention, medications, procedures, and delivery systems. He will also touch on evidence-based clinical practices, and the session will close out with an open Q/A segment for all registered attendees. Interested in joining this session? Go here to request an invite to the Assembly.
About Chet Robson
In his role as the Chief Clinical Officer at Walgreens, Dr. Robson provides clinical leadership for evidence-based medical review in pharmacy, specialty pharmacy, healthcare services, digital health, and retail merchandising. Dr. Robson has a particular interest in physician–pharmacist delivery models, complex patient integrated care, and alternative payment models. He has championed the pharmacists’ expanded scope of practice, and integrated provider-health system-pharmacy delivery models. Dr. Robson is on the Advisory Board of the Walgreens – Johns Hopkins, and Walgreens – Northwell health system – pharmacy collaborations. He provides leadership for all of Walgreens’ health system pharmacy, health system services collaborations, and Village Medical. By implementing innovative technology, patient-engaging care delivery models, and evidence-based medicine Dr. Robson clinically advances an integrated model of care to support people at each stage of their health journey. Before his work at Walgreens, Chet served as the Chief Medical Information Officer/Regional Director for Adventist Health Partners providing population health management, PCMH development, and ACO programs and analytics.
As for his education, Dr. Robson is a graduate of the University of Southern California in music and Eastern Washington University in Biochemistry. He attended medical school at Midwestern University in Chicago and completed a residency in family medicine at LaGrange Memorial Hospital where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Robson received his MBA in healthcare delivery science from Dartmouth College.