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Bruce Davidson,
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Assistant Adjunct Professor, Health Policy and Management
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Phone: (310) 267-5600
Fax: (310) 312-1711

Director, Resource and Outcomes Management
Cedars-Sinai Health System
Phone: (310) 423-6203
Fax: (323) 866-7848
E-mail: bruce.davidson@cshs.org


Bruce Davidson is Director of the Resource and Outcomes Management Department for the Cedars-Sinai Health System, a position he has held since March 1996. Currently, he is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Health Policy and Management Department at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, where he teaches the Quality Improvement Course for the Executive Masters Program.


Dr. Davidson has more than 25 years of experience in health services delivery and evaluation, with hands-on experience in leading, supporting, and evaluating patient care process improvement initiatives, as well as the delivery of patient care services in both inpatient and outpatient settings. In his present position, he is responsible for guiding the development and implementation of initiatives designed to promote cost-effective, high quality medical care. He has published articles in the areas of medical treatment effectiveness, decision-making in health care, and measurement for quality improvement, with a recent focus on information management.


Dr. Davidson holds a Ph.D. in Health Services Research from the UCLA School of Public Health and was a Pew Health Policy Fellow at the RAND/UCLA Center for Health Policy Study. He also holds a Master's degree in Public Health from UCLA with an emphasis in Population and Family Health, and a Master's degree in Urban Planning from USC with an emphasis in Social Policy and Planning Methodology. He received his B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.