Joe McCannon

Co-Founder, the Billions Institute

Joe McCannon co-founded the Billions Institute. He was previously an Obama Administration appointee, serving as Senior Advisor at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Before that, he was Vice President and faculty on large-scale improvement at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), leading the organization’s major domestic initiative to improve patient safety — the 100,000 Lives Campaign — and starting the Institute’s work in Africa.