Dr. Huber's research focuses on organizations and healthcare delivery research. He has worked on improving healthcare for nineteen years in the areas of performance improvement, process redesign, and culture change. He spent four years as managing director of strategy at Kaiser Permanente leading large-scale change efforts across the system. In the past, he has led many healthcare redesign programs on improving quality, efficiency, organizational culture, service excellence, and safety. Dr. Huber has worked for such clients as Bon Secours Health System, California Children’s Hospital Association, California Healthcare Foundation, Intermountain Healthcare, Mayo Clinics, and Mass General Hospital. Dr. Huber has been a research associate at Dartmouth Medical School and faculty member of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. He has a doctorate in Health Policy and Management from the UC Berkeley, a master's degree in public health from the Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Psychology from Dartmouth College. Dr. Huber's research interests include accountable care organizations, delivery intervention evaluations, and understanding the link between culture (relational coordination) and process change to drive performance improvement.
Eugene C. Nelson, D.Sc., M.P.H.; Paul B. Batalden, M.D.; Marjorie M. Godfrey, M.S., R.N.: “Quality by Design, A Clinical Microsystems Approach” Contributing Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, and 9. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2007
Thomas P. Huber, “How the Ideas of Accountability and Coordination Shape Health Policy: A Comparative Study of the United States and Switzerland”. Policy Matters Journal. Manuscript accepted for Publication (2017).
Thomas P. Huber, Stephen M. Shortell, and Hector P. Rodriguez. "Improving Care Transitions Management: Examining the Role of Accountable Care Organization Participation and Expanded Electronic Health Record Functionality." Health Services Research (2016).
Shortell, S.M., Poon, B.Y., Ramsay, P., Rodriguez, H.P., Ivey, SL., Huber, T.H., Assessing Patient Engagement Innovations on Patient-Reported Outcomes of Care for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Patients in Two Large Accountable Care Organizations. Manuscript accepted for Publication (2016).
Neil J. Sehgal, Thomas P. Huber, Margae Knox, Stephen M. Shortell, Leveraging Accountable Communities for Health to Combat Chronic Diseases: An Intervention Focused Literature Review and Environmental Context Assessment. Manuscript submitted for Publication (2016).
Thomas P. Huber, M.S.; Paul B. Batalden, M.D.; Eugene C. Nelson, D.Sc., M.P.H.; Marjorie M. Godfrey, M.S., R.N.: “Microsystems in Health Care: Developing People and Improving Work Life: What Frontline Staff Told Us.” The Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement, October 2003, Volume 29 Number 10.
Eugene C. Nelson, D.Sc., M.P.H.; Paul B. Batalden, M.D.; Karen Homa, MS; Marjorie Godfrey, MS RN; Christine Campbell; Linda Headrick, MD, MS, Thomas P. Huber, MS; Julie Mohr MSPH, PhD; John Wasson, MD: “Microsystems in Health Care: Creating a Rich Information Environment.” The Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement, January 2003, Volume 29.
Eugene C. Nelson, D.Sc., M.P.H.; Paul B. Batalden, M.D.; Thomas P. Huber, M.S.; Marjorie M. Godfrey, M.S., R.N.; Linda A. Headrick, M.D.; Julie J. Mohr, Ph.D.; M.S.P.H.; John H. Wasson, M.D.; “Microsystems in Health Care: Learning from High-Performing Front-Line Clinical Units.” The Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement, September 2002, Volume 28.
Godfrey M, Wasson J, Nelson E, Batalden P, Mohr J, Huber T, Headrick L.; “Clinical Microsystem Action Guide – Improving Health Care by Improving Your Microsystem”, November 2003.