Executive Biographies | Colorado
Michael D. Chase, MD
Associate medical director, Quality and Informatics, Colorado Permanente Medical Group
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Michael Chase, MD, is the associate medical director of Quality and Informatics for Kaiser Permanente Colorado. In this role, he oversees programs in quality, prevention, population care, patient safety, risk management and research. In addition, Dr. Chase is the executive medical group’s sponsor of Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect®, the Kaiser Permanente electronic medical record which was implemented in the fall of 2004 and the clinical registries that support care delivery.
Dr. Chase has been with the Colorado Permanente Medical Group since 1986 and continues to be a practicing internist. Dr. Chase received his medical degree from the University of Kansas and completed training in internal medicine at the University of California, San Diego and the University of Kansas. He attended the Advanced Training Program in Quality at Intermountain Healthcare in 2002 and the Advanced Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina in 2003.
His past areas of interest and experience have included guideline development, pharmacy issues, leading clinical medical education for staff, teaching of medical students and residents, development and use of clinical registries, patient-centered medical home and quality improvement in prevention and chronic care. He has been the past department chief of Internal Medicine.