Louise Short, MD, MSc
Dr. Short is the National Clinical Leader for Strategic Benefit Advisors (SBA) and Brown & Brown and leads the Population Health practice as well as the Health Innovation Hub. She has a focus on making the healthcare system work better, and has relationships with as well as in depth knowledge of many of the innovative health companies in the market-place that are trying to solve key issues facing employers and workers. She is also a member of the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) Innovation Forum. Dr. Short has a background in internal medicine, occupational and preventive medicine, and 25 years of experience providing clinical leadership in designing, implementing and measuring population health programs and strategies. As a consultant she has worked with many large and jumbo employers including Lowe’s, Bank of New York Mellon, Dollar General, and PepsiCo to help improve population health and medical costs. Prior to consulting Dr. Short worked for Anthem, UnitedHealthcare, Healthways (now Sharecare), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as being in clinical practice. Her expertise also includes analytics, epidemiology, managed care plan administration and medical management, clinical and behavioral health strategy and program management, and outcomes measurement strategy and execution. Dr. Short has helped lead the COVID-19 response for Brown & Brown teammates and develop approaches to assist our clients and other employers with issues, policies and strategies related to COVID-19 and safe Return to the Workplace.