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Dr. John D. Halamka

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Chief Information Officer

Phone: (617) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Harvard Medical School
1545 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge , Massachusetts 02138
United States

Company Description: Harvard Medical School has more than 7,500 full-time faculty working in 11 academic departments located at the School's Boston campus or in one of 47 hospital-based...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Co-Chair of the Standards Committee
    HIT
  • Vice-Chair of the Standards Committee
    HIT
  • co-Chair of the National HIT Standards Committee, co-Chair
    Massachusetts HIT Advisory Committee

Education

  • MD
  • MS
  • M.D.
    Harvard Medical School & CareGroup Health Systems
  • M.S.
    Harvard Medical School
  • B.A.
    Stanford University
  • B.S.
    Stanford University
  • M.D.
    University of California , San Francisco
138 Total References
Web References
National Advisory Committee Biographies
www.projecthealthdesign.org, 23 Feb 2015 [cached]
John D. Halamka, M.D., M.S. Chief Information Officer Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
John D. Halamka, M.D., M.S., is chief information officer of Harvard Medical School, chief information officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, chairman of the New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network (NEHEN), CEO of MA-SHARE (a Regional Health Information Organization), co-chair of the U.S. Healthcare Information Technology Standards Committee, and a practicing emergency physician.
As chief information officer of Harvard Medical School, he oversees all educational, research and administrative computing for 18,000 faculty and 3,000 students. At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, he is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative and academic information technology serving 3,000 doctors, 14,000 employees and two million patients. As chairman of NEHEN, he oversees the administrative data exchange in Massachusetts; as CEO of MA-SHARE, he oversees the clinical data exchange efforts in Massachusetts; and as chair of the HIT Standards Committee, he coordinates the process of electronic standards harmonization among stakeholders nationwide.
John Halamka, MD, MS / ...
www.flatiron.com, 14 Nov 2014 [cached]
John Halamka, MD, MS / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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John Halamka
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John Halamka, MD, MS CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Dr. John Halamka is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), co-Chair of the national HIT Standards Committee, co-Chair of the Massachusetts HIT Advisory Committee and a practicing Emergency Physician.
As Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, he is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative and academic information technology serving 3,000 doctors, 14,000 employees and two million patients. As Chairman of NEHEN he oversees clinical and administrative data exchange in Eastern Massachusetts. As co-Chair of the HIT Standards Committee he facilitates the process of electronic standards harmonization among stakeholders nationwide. As co-Chair of the Massachusetts HIT Advisory Committee, he engages the stakeholders of the Commonwealth to guide the development of a statewide health information exchange.
HIT Policy and Standards Committees Commence Work on National Health Information Infrastructure
www.kavanaughsoftware.com, 3 June 2012 [cached]
HITSP's work effort is powered by more than 600 volunteer technical experts working under the leadership of the Panel's chairman, Dr. John Halamka. In addition to his role as HITSP chair, Dr. Halamka has been selected to serve as vice-chair of the HIT Standards Committee.
practice management | The Health Care Blog
thehealthcareblog.com, 19 Feb 2015 [cached]
An Interview with John Halamka Why You Should Ditch Your IT System We Don't Have to Live This Way!
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An Interview with John Halamka What's Next For Physician Compare?
John D. Halamka, MD, MS
www.hitsp.org, 17 July 2014 [cached]
John D. Halamka, MD, MS
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John D. Halamka, MD, MS HITSP Chairman
John D. Halamka, MD, MS is Chief Information Officer of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chief Information Officer and Dean for Technology at Harvard Medical School, Chairman of the New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network (NEHEN), CEO of MA-SHARE (the Regional Health Information Organization), Chair of the US Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), and a practicing Emergency Physician.
Dr. Halamka completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University where he received a degree in Medical Microbiology and a degree in Public Policy with a focus on technology issues. While at Stanford he served as research assistant to Dr. Edward Teller, Dr. Milton Friedman, and presidential candidate John B. Anderson. He authored three books on technology related issues and formed a software development firm, Ibis Research Labs, Inc. Additionally, he served as a columnist for Infoworld, technical editor of Computer Language Magazine and technology consultant to several startup companies.
In 1984, Dr. Halamka entered medical school at the University of California San Francisco and simultaneously pursued graduate work in Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley, focusing on technology issues in medicine. During medical school and graduate training, he continued his business activities and developed Ibis Research Labs into a 25 person software consultancy, specializing in medical and financial information interchange. Ibis was sold to senior management in 1992.
Dr. Halamka served his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in the Department of Emergency Medicine. While at Harbor-UCLA he was an active member of the information systems team and developed a hospital-wide knowledge base for policies, procedures, and protocols. Further, he was instrumental in creating an online medical record, a quality control system, and several systems for medical education. His research focus during residency was building automated triage tools for patients infected with HIV.
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In 1996, Dr. Halamka joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School and continues to integrate his knowledge of medicine and technology focusing on the use of the Internet to exchange clinical patient data. His research includes security / confidentiality issues, scalability issues, and implementation of standards for exchange of administrative and clinical information. As a clinician as well as researcher, Dr. Halamka uses these tools to improve the care of the patients he treats in the Beth Israel Deaconess Emergency Department. He is also an active teacher, lecturing on both medical and technology topics to the students, residents, and faculty of Harvard and MIT.
As Chief Information Officer at Beth Israel Deaconess, he is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative and academic information technology serving 3,000 doctors, 12,000 employees and one million patients. As Chief Information Officer and Dean for Technology at Harvard Medical School, he oversees all educational, research and administrative computing for 18,000 faculty and 3,000 students.
As Chairman of NEHEN he oversees the administrative data exchange among the payors and providers in Massachusetts. As Chief Exchange Officer of MA-SHARE he oversees the Regional Healthcare Information Organization (RHIO), which develops clinical data exchange efforts in Massachusetts. As Chair of HITSP he coordinates the process of electronic standards harmonization among stakeholders nationwide.
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