Charles Denham, MD

CEO of Health Care Concepts Corporation (HCC), former Chairman of the Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT)

Dr. Charles Denham's business development career, spanning over 20 years, has resulted in numerous product and process innovations. He was ranked 31st in Modern Healthcare's 2006 list of the "50 Most Powerful Physician Executives," and is a collaborator with the World Health Organization. As a radiation oncologist, professor of biomedical engineering and instructor at a number of medical schools and business schools, he has taught innovation adoption, technology transfer and commercialization. He has served on numerous editorial boards of journals as a Health Information Technology (HIT) and solution specialist, authored more than 100 publications and is the editor-in-chief of The Journal of Patient Safety. He is the CEO and founder of HCC Corporation. As a business development accelerator, HCC has led, developed or supported 400 product development teams in more than 50 product categories, including pharmaceuticals, devices, capital equipment and Health Information Technologies. Denham has been an adjunct Professor at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Health Services Engineering and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Patient Safety from 2011-2014. He has been a Chairman of The Leapfrog Group Safe Practices Program. He is the producer of a global series of documentaries, including Chasing Zero: Winning the War on Healthcare Harm and Surfing the Healthcare Tsunami: Bring Your Best Board. His article, co-authored with Captain Sully Sullenberger, addresses the value that aviation best practices can have on healthcare. Dr. Denham has been a member of The Experts healthcare panel of the Wall Street Journal, where he served as a regular contributor.

Dr. Denham's Lectures

From Harm to Healing and Waste to Value