Michael L. Millenson, author of the critically acclaimed book, Demanding Medical Excellence: Doctors and Accountability in the Information Age, was described by National Public Radio as being “in the vanguard of the movement” to measure and improve American medicine. Michael’s long been involved with digital health, patient-centered care and quality of care, areas that he sees fusing together in a phenomenon he called “collaborative health” in a recent article in the BMJ. Michael heads his own consulting firm (Health Quality Advisors LLC), is deeply involved in health policy and is adjunct faculty at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. He has lectured at the National Institutes of Health, co-authored a case study for the Harvard Business School and has advised a number of start-ups. He writes regularly for a number of blogs and is a contributing editor to The Health Care Blog. Earlier in his career, he was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize three times as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune.