Professor of Healthcare Informatics, Harrisburg University
Dr. Mitchell is Professor of Healthcare Informatics at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Harrisburg, PA, He was previously a Senior Consultant at Numerof & Associates, Inc. in St Louis, MO. During 2007 to 2012, he was Chief Medical Officer for the Sisters of Mercy Health System, responsible for establishing the Center for Medical Informatics and the Center for Quality and Safety as well as leading the full spectrum of successful physician-related programs such as EHR implementation, ICD-10 conversion, evidence-based medicine use, physician leader development and system wide strategic planning for all clinical service lines. For thirty years, he has been involved, locally and nationally, 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) and adjunct faculty at several institutions including St Louis University, University of Texas Medical Branch and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr. Mitchell is a retired Army Colonel, Past President of the Aerospace Medical Association, former Vice-Chair of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, and Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has authored over 40 publications and has received numerous military and civilian awards including the Defense Superior Service Medal, three awards of the Legion of Merit, and the Secretary of the Army’s R&D Achievement Award.