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Barry P. Chaiken, MD, MPH has over 25 years of experience in healthcare information technology, patient safety, clinical transformation, and business intelligence. During his career, he worked with the National Institutes of Health, U.K.’s National Health Service, McKesson, Infor, Salesforce/Tableau, and BearingPoint.

Chaiken is the author of the recently released Navigating the Code: How Technology Transforms the Patient-Physician Journey, a book on healthcare information technology and its potential impact on quality, access, and cost of care.

Over the past 20 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.

As president of DocsNetwork, Chaiken offers his expertise in strategy development, clinical transformation, and quality improvement. Chaiken 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 served on the editorial board of the journal of Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare. Chaiken wrote a column on technology and quality for the journal Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare. He also served as Conference Chair of the annual Digital Healthcare Conference and frequently contributed to WTN Media’s online publications.

Chaiken received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NYC, his master in public health degree in health services administration from the Harvard School of Public Health, and his bachelor 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 taught healthcare information technology in its Questrom School of Management.

DocsNetwork Ltd.

DocsNetwork provides expertise in healthcare strategy, 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.