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School of Health Research

Catherine Chang, M.D.


Clinical Assistant Professor
Clemson University School of Health Research
Prisma health
Vice President, Chief Quality Officer Ambulatory and Clinical Councils


Dr. Chang is the physician leader for the Clinical Advancement Program at Prisma Health with responsibility for 19 physician-led, multidisciplinary Clinical Specialty Councils focused on care transformation spanning the full care continuum and aligning to quality, safety, value, equity, and patient experience. She is a practicing board certified adult Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician at Prisma Health. She received her medical degree from Loyola University-Chicago and completed her Internal Medicine Residency and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. She earned a Master of Medical Management degree from Carnegie-Mellon University. Her research is focused on the application of informed care systems to improve patient centered outcomes and efficiency.

How their research is transforming health care

Dr. Chang's work focuses on leveraging integrated systems of technology and clinical teams to create efficient and effective care processes. She is the Prisma Health physician leader for sepsis improvement, with research focused on implementation of sepsis best practices in partnership with Clemson University Human Factors Engineering.

Health research keywords

Clinical Outcomes and Quality Clinical Decision-Making Clinical Guideline, Human Factors , Sepsis

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