Bridget Duffy, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer for Vocera. Prior to founding ExperiaHealth, Dr. Duffy served as chief experience officer of the Cleveland Clinic–the first senior position of its kind in the nation—leading the institution in establishing patient experience as its top strategic priority. She is a frequent speaker on the subject of why the patient experience matters and how it impacts clinical outcomes. Her work has earned her the Quantum Leap Award for taking the risk to spur internal change in her field and has led her to be featured in HealthLeaders magazine as one of "20 People Who Make Healthcare Better."
Dr. Duffy attended medical school at the University of Minnesota, and she completed her residency in internal medicine at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn., where she created and served as medical director for one of the first "hospitalist" services in the country. Dr. Duffy also served as medical director of Medtronic, Inc.