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Division of Health Sciences Informatics Ground Rounds

December 13, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Learning Objective:

  1. Discuss trends in healthcare data and the impact of the HITECH Act.
  2. Outline a strategy to improve patient outcomes while managing the influx of data.
  3. Understand the Lifebridge Virtual Hospital and Clinical Command Center.
  4. Learn about several innovative approaches at Lifebridge to leverage new technologies such as AI and Chat Bots to enhance care.

Speaker Background:

Dr. Jonathan Thierman is the Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for Lifebridge Health and the Vice-Chairman of the Medical Staff for Northwest Hospital.  He is leading Lifebridge into the digital medicine era with initiatives including a system telehealth platform and big data analytics, to improve patient throughput, system efficiencies, and the delivery of quality care across the continuum.  He also oversees and continues to work on projects related to physician system optimization and engagement.

Prior to his role as CMIO, Dr. Thierman served as Associ­ate Medical Director of Northwest Hospital’s Emergency Department where he also provided clinical care for a number of years.  He continues to practice at both Sinai and North­west Hospitals’ EDs.

Dr. Thierman holds a Ph.D. in mechanical and biomedical engineering from the Health Sciences and Technology Program at MIT. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins, where he was chair of the Emergency Medicine Informatics Committee.  He is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine and continues to practice in the Emergency Departments at Lifebridge.

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December 13, 2019
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm


2024 Building, 2nd Floor Auditorium
2024 E. Monument Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
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Julia Kung