Professor of Healthcare Informatics, Harrisburg University
Dr. Mitchell is Professor and Program Lead for Healthcare Informatics at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Harrisburg, PA. During 2007 to 2012, he was Chief Medical Officer and Acting Chief Medical Information Officer for the Sisters of Mercy Health System, responsible for establishing the Center for Medical Informatics and the Center for Quality and Safety. He led successful programs such as EHR implementation, ICD-10 conversion, evidence-based medicine use, and system wide strategic planning for all clinical service lines. For thirty years, he has been involved – locally, nationally, and internationally – in the development of provider and staff education and leadership development. During his career, he has been full time faculty at Brown University (also his alma mater for undergraduate Physics, Masters in Engineering and the MD degrees) and adjunct faculty at multiple institutions including St Louis University, University of Texas Medical Branch, Nova Southeast University and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
Dr. Mitchell is a retired Army Colonel, Fellow and Past President of the Aerospace Medical Association, former Vice-Chair of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, and Life Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has authored over 40 publications and has received numerous military and civilian awards.
This session provides an overview of two current and exciting developments in Analytics that will dramatically effect healthcare in the near future: (1) new levels of sophistication in Natural Language Processing that will allow true computer interpretation of prose text files such as physician notes and even publications; and (2) new educational approaches to analytics […]