Profile of Mark BraunsteinProfessor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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Mark Braunstein is a professor in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, where he teaches a graduate seminar and the first MOOC devoted to health informatics. He is the author of Contemporary Health Informatics (AHIMA Press, 2014) as well as Health Informatics in the Cloud, a brief non-technical guide to the field. Mark has been involved in health IT since the early 1970s when he developed one of the first ambulatory electronic medical record systems at a pioneering patient-centered clinic at the Medical University of South Carolina. After many years in the commercial sector, he joined Georgia Tech in 2007.
Articles by Mark Braunstein
Marshfield Clinic has been using its home-grown electronic health record system for 20 years. Now it wants to sell EHRs as a cloud service.
Geisinger Health System shows that big, long-established providers can drive digital innovation.
The industry is focusing less on electronic record features and more on sharing the data held in them.
Epic has ridden the wave of electronic health record adoption to huge success. Now it needs to help drive a wave of EHR data-sharing.
Dr. John Halamka talks about the Argonaut Project, which aims to bring open standards to the arcane world of healthcare interoperability.
Peter Bernhardt of CommonWell Health Alliance, a group of clinical and health IT organizations, talks about its goal of better data exchange and application integration.
David McCallie, father of the Direct protocol, discusses the state of interoperability in healthcare with Georgia Tech informaticist Mark Braunstein.
Andrei Pop, CEO of health data platform firm Human API, discusses how web APIs can unite scattered health records.
The healthcare industry should give serious consideration to a ubiquitous, public, open approach to health information exchange based entirely on web standards.
As part of his "Free the Data" series, Georgia Tech's Mark Braunstein interviews Josh Mandel, architect of the SMART Platform.
Grahame Grieve, creator of a health data integration model based on RESTful Web services, discusses how a simplified approach could influence the future of health data with Georgia Tech health informatics expert Mark Braunstein.
Independent report lays out a robust path to interoperability. Will we follow it?
With a fresh delay for ICD-10 compliance, US healthcare providers and patients remain trapped in debate. Is higher quality clinical data worth the cost of more detailed data collection?
We've seen health informatics booms and busts before -- will this one be different?
New models promise to make sharing health information almost as simple as shopping on Amazon.
Standard APIs are beginning to remove the barriers to effective Personal Health Record systems.
To justify optimism about healthcare IT, we need to free the data tied up in electronic health records -- and it is happening.
Despite unsolved problems, healthcare IT has made great strides.