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.
Barry 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 board certified in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health as well as Health Care Quality Management. He is currently Chief Medical Officer at DocsNetwork, Ltd. where he provides thought leadership and offers clients his expertise in clinical transformation and quality improvement. Chaiken also serves as Chief Medical Information Officer at PanGenX Inc. He serves as a Healthcare Advisory Board member at Aventura and Symphony Corporation. Chaiken has delivered more than 60 CME lectures, and is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of Patient Safety and the journal of Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare. He writes a column on technology and quality for the journal Patient Safety and Quality Health Care. Chaiken 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).