Bernard Jones, EdM, Interim Senior Vice President, Clinical Services

Bernie JonesBernard “Bernie” Jones is the interim senior vice president, Clinical Services, an executive leadership role that spans Brigham and Women's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Physicians Organization. Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, he oversees a portfolio focused on delivering high-quality, affordable care to our patients in the primary, outpatient, and community-based care settings across the Brigham Ambulatory Enterprise (BAE). This includes executive responsibility for Primary Care, Behavioral & Mental Health, Community Health Centers, and hospital-based and off-campus specialty clinics, as well as Ambulatory Services, including call centers, patient access, patient experience, and performance improvement. He leads Brigham's Value-Based Care portfolio, overseeing a cross-functional team that develops and implements programs designed to meet the value-based care goals of the organization and the system. All areas of responsibility are supported and advanced by the public policy and advocacy initiatives he leads, in areas that include housing insecurity and homelessness, food insecurity, and climate change and sustainability, among others. His overall portfolio includes 150 outpatient practices across 19 clinical sites, including 3 large multi-specialty ambulatory care centers and 2 community health centers; more than 1,500 physicians, nurses, and staff; approximately 200,000 covered lives and more than 3 million ambulatory visits annually; and overall annual revenue of nearly $350 million. Jones' career has been dedicated to serving large, complex, mission-driven organizations. Prior to joining the Brigham, he served as the deputy chief of staff to the University of California president, who was responsible for leading a university system that included 10 campuses, five academic medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program. While there, he oversaw the progress and implementation of a variety of systemwide Presidential Initiatives in areas ranging from health affairs and state and federal relations to climate change and international program development. Earlier in his career, he served as a management consultant, with a practice focused on governance and leadership at academic medical centers and universities nationally. He earned a master's degree in higher education administration, policy and research from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a bachelor’s degree in English from Haverford College.

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