Jennifer Hobart

Department of Public Health
Los Angeles County, CA

Jennifer Hobart is an expert in healthcare analytics and information management. At Blue Shield of California, she led the medical informatics and business intelligence functions.  Jennifer also held a variety of positions at Kaiser, including vice president of management information and analysis. Most recently, she served as a senior fellow in the Singapore Office for Healthcare Transformation, advising on systems-level innovations. She also has an active pro bono practice, consulting for nonprofits worldwide. Jennifer received a B.A. in economics from Harvard University, an M.S. in economics from The London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.

 

PROJECT

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) is working to slow the spread of the COVID-19 infection, while also preparing to prevent future pandemic-related health crises in the area. To support this work, DPH is partnering with FUSE Executive Fellow Jennifer Hobart to work with its Division of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention in order to develop a comprehensive strategic plan that transitions current surveillance programs into a unified Reportable Disease Surveillance system.