ACU-SIBR: Designing Hospital Units to Optimize Outcomes, 15 May 2014
Workshop facilitator

Jason  Stein, M.D.Jason Stein, MD SFHM, Emory University and Centripital


Jason is a hospitalist at Emory University Hospital (EUH), Atlanta, where he has also served as the Director for Quality & Research for the Division of Hospital Medicine at Emory University.


Jason has co-developed hospital care improvement strategies which have been incorporated into position papers published by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality and the National Health Service in the UK.


Jason and his colleagues at EUH have re-designed traditional medical wards into Accountable Care Units. In its inaugural year of 2012, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center selected Jason as an Innovation Advisor.

The ACU model won the Society of Hospital Medicine’s Innovations Award in 2012 and has been implemented in hospitals in the United States, Australia and Singapore.




Jason is the President of Centripital, a non-profit company with the mission to train hospital professionals to work as high functioning teams. Jason has received consulting fees from teaching hospitals in the US, Australia, and Singapore.