CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICE, MEMBER OF THE BOARD – LIFE LABORATORY
PRESIDENT – MISSION 4 HEALTHCARE CONSULTING, LLC
PAST PRESIDENT, FAMILY PRACTICE ASSOCIATES OF UPPER DUBLIN
PAST PRESIDENT, CONCIERGE MEDICAL SERVICES OF FAMILY PRACTICE ASSOCIATES OF UPPER DUBLIN
David J. Badolato, M.D. is Founder and CEO of Life Laboratory. Dr. Badolato is a Board certified family physician and has been practicing in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania since 1978. His activities, in addition to patient care and practice leadership, have been focused on models of family medicine which implement best practices and are committed to quality outcomes. In addition to his leadership of the seven physicians, three nurse practitioners, 15,000 patient family practice, he has provided authorship and leadership of Life Laboratory, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality through demonstration models and demonstration of proof of concept.
He was Board certified by the American Board of Family Practice initially in 1978 and has continued the required re-certification to maintain maximum certification status. His three year Residency training program was at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Hahnemann Medical College, achieving an M.D. in 1975. His undergraduate education was at LaSalle College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he earned a B.A. in biology in 1971.
He has also participated in healthcare projects such as a population outreach program for breast cancer and colorectal cancer early detection and the co-creation of a primary care quality of care performance assessment program, first launched in 1991. He has presented on models of quality care in the region of Southeastern Pennsylvania, in Pennsylvania, and in national venues. He has collaborated with the leadership of The American Academy of Family Practice, The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Practice, The Pennsylvania Medical Society, and The Jefferson School of Population Health.
As the president of Mission 4 Healthcare Consulting, LLC with the mission “Understanding the patient journey shows us the way”, Dr. Badolato will remain focused on both the practice of medicine and the co-creation of models of quality healthcare. His passion for improving healthcare quality is evident in his article “The Patient-Family Journey from Outpatient to Inpatient: Improving Quality and Safety With the Outpatient EMR and PCP Collaboration” in the December 2016 issue of Patient Safety Quality Healthcare and his January 2017 interview with ReachMD.