Terrence O’Malley, M.D.

Senior Strategy Consultant

Terrence O’Malley, M.D., Senior Strategy ConsultantTerry is an Internist, Geriatrician and Certified Medical Director with over forty years of patient care experience and leadership roles across post-acute care and is a recognized expert in the convergence of post-acute care in value based payment, quality measurement and health information technology.

He is in active practice at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the site of his residency. He graduated from Cornell Medical College where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha the Medical Honor Society, and graduated Cum Laude from Amherst College.

As Medical Director for Non-Acute Care Services at Partners HealthCare in Boston he oversaw the network’s post-acute care sites which included three skilled nursing facilities, a home health agency, two LTACHs, two IRFs and a hospice. In this role he chaired the Clinical Transitions Work Group which defined the data needs of clinical sites when receiving patients and oversaw a network-wide quality improvement process resulting in striking improvements in the timeliness and completeness of data transfers. He helped establish a limited SNF network and criteria to measure hospice performance.

He was the Medical Lead on the roll-out of Meditech CPOE at a Partners IRF and was part of a work group to hardwire clinical transitions into the Partners-wide Epic installation. He oversaw the evaluation of an ONC Challenge Grant (Improving Massachusetts Post Acute Care Transfers) and co-led the ONC S&I Framework projects on Clinical Transitions and Longitudinal Coordination of Care leading to the HL7 2015 C-CDA R2 update. He was also the Community Lead on the S&I Framework project to establish an electronic care plan for Long Term Services and Supports (eLTSS). He has served on over 20 TEPs to define quality measures for post-acute care and functional assessment.

Currently he is a member of the federal HIT Advisory Committee where he co-chairs the U.S. Core Data for Interoperability Task Force and is a member of the Interoperability Standards Priorities Task Force. He is a member of the Society of Post-Acute and Long-term Policy Steering Committee, the PACIO Project (Post-acute Care Interoperability), the LTPAC HIT Collaborative, the Gravity Project (to define social determinants of health to enable interoperable exchange). Currently he is on the NQF Patient Experience and Function Standing Committee and the Board of Directors of LTQA (Long Term Quality Alliance).

He lives in Boston with his wife and near his granddaughter and her parents. He struggles frequently with his golf game.