David Blumenthal, MD, MPP serves as Chief Health Information and Innovation Officer at Partners Health System in Boston, MA, and is Samuel O. Thier Professor of Medicine and Professor of Health Care Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School.
From 2009 to 2011, Dr. Blumenthal was the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology under President Barack Obama. In this role he was charged with building an interoperable, private and secure nationwide health information system and supporting the widespread, meaningful use of health IT.
As a renowned health services researcher and national authority on health IT adoption, Dr. Blumenthal has authored over 250 scholarly publications, including the seminal studies on the adoption and use of health information technology in the United States.
Articles Dr. David Blumenthal has written
Expanding Partners eCare to Three More Institutions
Teams implement and monitor newly-integrated systems at Partners eCare command center. (Photo courtesy of MGH.)At Partners HealthCare, our network of hospitals aims to work seamlessly across a continuum of care. To deliver more coordinated care, you need a more coordinated information management system.