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Thomas W. Feeley, M.D. is a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Business School and Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. For twenty years he was the Helen Shafer Fly Distinguished Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He headed the Institute for Cancer Care Innovation at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center until 2017 when he joined Harvard Business School full time. Dr. Feeley received both undergraduate and M.D. degrees from Boston University. He received his graduate medical training in anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. He was a faculty member at Stanford University for ninteen years practicing cardiovascular anesthesia and critical care medicine. In 1997 he came to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to create and lead the Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care. He served eighteen years as the head of that organization which grew to be the largest program of its kind devoted to cancer anesthesiology and critical care medicine. He also served for seven years as the Vice President of Medical Operations. His work leading the Institute for Cancer Care Innovation focused on research to demonstrate and improve the value of cancer care delivery based on the work of Harvard business School Professor Michael Porter. He joined the Harvard Business School faculty on a part-time basis in 2014 working in the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness with Professors Michael Porter and Robert Kaplan on research and education in the value-based health care agenda with an emphasis on the role of information technology in health care. His interests now also include the implementation of value-based health care through outcome measurement, cost measurement, and alternative reimbursement strategies in delivery systems world wide.