Efrat Shadmi is Associate Professor at the Department of Nursing at the University of Haifa, Israel. She received her doctoral degree from the department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Prof. Shadmi also serves a senior policy consultant to the Department of Health Policy Planning at Clalit Health Services, the largest Israeli non-for-profit health care organization. As part of her collaborations with Clalit she co-develops and employs big-data risk adjustment systems and predictive algorithms which are used in various interventions targeted at high-risk patients.
Her automated predictive model, the Preadmission Readmission Detection Model and the intervention designed by Clalit to prevent hospital readmissions, was selected by the Commonwealth Fund as one of 10 international projects designed for patients with complex needs.
1 The Commonwealth Fund International Experts Working Group on Patients with Complex Needs
Expanded and Revised Edition: September 2017. Designing a High-Performing Health Care System for Patients with Complex Needs - Ten Recommendations for Policymakers https://www.commonwealthfund.org/sites/default/files/documents/___media_files_publications_fund_report_2017_aug_roland_10_recommendations_for_complex_patients_revisedexpanded.pdf