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Photograph of Dr. Thomas  M. Maddox

Thomas M. Maddox, MD, SM, is Vice President, Digital Products and Innovation at BJC HealthCare.
In this role, Dr. Maddox leads the Healthcare Innovation Lab, a joint effort of BJC and its partner
Washington University School of Medicine. The Lab develops care delivery innovations, including
predictive analytics, digital point-of-care tools to assist with care in more traditional care delivery
venues, and remote patient monitoring for high-risk patients. In addition, Dr. Maddox manages
the digital products at BJC HealthCare, identifying the digital needs of consumers, patients and
care teams for an optimal healthcare experience, and then the development, implementation
and maintenance of those digital products. He is also a practicing cardiologist and Professor of
Medicine (Cardiology) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Dr. Maddox is known for his contributions to digital transformation, healthcare delivery innovation,
learning healthcare systems, and health services research in cardiac quality and safety. He is
a member of the National Academy of Medicine’s Digital Health Action Collaborative and the
Healthcare Innovators Professional Society. He has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed
publications and received multiple grants exploring optimal care delivery. He is a leader in
cardiology professional societies and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the American
College of Cardiology. He is an elected fellow of the American College of Cardiology, an elected
fellow of the American Heart Association and an elected member of the American Clinical and
Climatological Association.

Prior to his roles at BJC and Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Maddox served as the
national director for the Veterans Affairs (VA) Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking (CART)
cardiac quality program, which oversaw care in all 78 VA cardiac catheterization laboratories. He
was also a staff cardiologist at the Denver VA Medical Center, and an Associate Professor of
Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Dr. Maddox earned his Bachelor of Arts in economics and history from Rice University; his medical
degree from Emory University; and a Master of Science in epidemiology from the Harvard University
School of Public Health. He trained in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center, and in cardiovascular medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. He also
completed fellowships at the Kaiser Family Foundation and the National Academy of Medicine.

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