David A. Burton, MD


Dr. David A. Burton is the former Executive Chairman and CEO of Health Catalyst, and currently serves as a Senior Vice President, future product strategy.  As a senior leader of the Health Catalyst team, Dr. Burton has been instrumental in helping define and design all elements of the Health Catalyst strategy, including our future product roadmaps, our advanced deployment and operational processes engaging  executives and clinicians in data-driven improvement methodologies, and our content strategy for integrating best practice and  evidence-based guidelines into our product categories.

Previously, Dr. Burton was as a Senior Vice President of Intermountain Healthcare, where he served in a variety of executive positions for 23 years and co-developed Intermountain’s Clinical Integration strategy, including advocacy of the EDW, which supported it. Dr. Burton is the former founding Executive Vice President of Intermountain’s managed care plans (now known as SelectHealth), which currently provide insurance coverage to approximately 600,000 members. He holds an MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and did his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital in internal medicine. He was a charter member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and was Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. He practiced emergency medicine and was president of a single-specialty group of 20 emergency care physicians before joining the executive team at Intermountain.