Dr. Kevin B. Johnson, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMI, FAMIA, FIAHSI is the David L. Cohen University Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Computer and Information Science, Pediatrics, and Science Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his MD from Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and his MS in Medical Informatics from Stanford University.
Dr. Johnson is an internationally respected developer and evaluator of clinical information technology. His research interests have been related to developing and encouraging the adoption of clinical information systems to improve patient safety and compliance with practice guidelines. He is widely known for his work with e-prescribing and computer-based documentation, as well as his recent creative endeavors to communicate science to lay audiences, including a feature length documentary about health information exchange.
He is the author of over 150 publications and has won dozens of awards over his career. Notably, he was elected to the American College of Medical Informatics in 2004, The Academic Pediatric Society in 2010, the National Academy of Medicine (Institute of Medicine) in 2010, the International Association of Health Science Informatics in 2021, and the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering in 2022.
- Summarize the history and tectonic shifts in healthcare leading to the present day EHR
Outline a vision for how the EHR can best provide cognitive support to clinicians
- Provide an overview of how the EHR might need to be tailored to support pediatric care and family needs
- Kevin B. Johnson, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMI, FAMIA, FIAHSI
This seminar was delivered as a Pediatric Grand Rounds Lecture at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, on October 12, 2022.
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