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DocsNetwork, Ltd. provides expertise in strategic management, business development, and thought leadership to health information technology and life sciences companies by leveraging its many years of project experience serving its diverse client base.

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Barry P. Chaiken, MDBarry P. Chaiken, MD, MPH, FHIMSS

Barry P. Chaiken, MD, MPH, FHIMSS has over 20 years experience in healthcare information technology, patient safety, clinical transformation, and public health. During his career, he worked with the National Institutes of Health, U.K.’s National Health Service, McKesson, and BearingPoint.

Over the past 15 years Chaiken provided expertise in quality and patient safety to provider and payor organizations helping them utilize information technology to improve clinical and administrative activities. He has served as guest lecturer and consultant on topics including patient safety, clinician adoption of information technology, quality improvement and managed care. Chaiken also assisted hospitals and technology firms in the creation of medical software products and authoring of marketing communication materials.

Chaiken is currently Chief Medical Information Officer at Infor where he offers his expertise in strategy development, clinical transformation, and quality improvement. He is board certified in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health as well as Health Care Quality Management.

Chaiken served as a Healthcare Advisory Board member to numerous organizations as CMO of DocsNetwork, Ltd., his own healthcare IT consulting company. He has delivered more than 60 CME lectures, and is currently on the editorial board of the journal of Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare. Chaiken writes a column on technology and quality for the journal Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare. He also serves as Conference Chair of the annual Digital Healthcare Conference and is a frequent contributor to WTN Media’s online publications.

Chaiken received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NYC, his masters in public health degree in health services administration from the Harvard School of Public Health and his bachelors of arts degree in psychology from the University at Albany. He acquired his specialty training from the Centers for Disease Control as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer and from the New Jersey State Department of Health as a preventive medicine resident. He served as a Board member (2006-2010), Board Liaison to HIMSS Europe (2006-2009), and Board Chair (2009-2010), and is a Fellow of the Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS). As an Adjunct Professor at Boston University, Chaiken teaches a graduate level course in Healthcare Information Technology in its School of Management.

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Health IT Organizations

  • Aventura - Aventura provides on-the-go clinicians with split-second access to the right patient information from any workstation in the hospital.
  • Infor - Provides clinical, analytic, integration, and financial solutions to the healthcare marketplace.
  • Rash, and Rashes The Art of Skin Diagnosis – SkinSight - “Rash, and Rashes The Art of Skin Diagnosis” is an open access connected to diagnostic decision support. The tutorial is a wonderful example of augmenting traditional classroom medical education with sustainable HIT and decision support.
  • Clinical Decision Support – Logical Images - Online diagnostic clinical decision support website developed for clinicians providing direct patient care.
  • HIMSS - Health Information Management Systems Society
  • HIMSS Europe - HIMSS Europe and World of Health IT
  • AMIA - American Medical Informatics Association

Publications

  • PSQH - Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare Journal
  • WTN Media - Wisconsin Technology Network

Resources

  • Logical Images - Logical Images develops visual medical technology and resources that increase diagnostic accuracy, enhance medical education, and heighten patient knowledge.
  • Don Gurewitz Photography - – Internationally recognized travel photographer offering unique specially printed limited edition photographs.

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