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Do We Always Have to Put Profit and Politics before Our Health? While we do not know what the next COVID wave will look like, we are sure it will deliver unnecessary suffering. Despite the miracle vaccines created by the funding fr…https://t.co/WoOYAwDH2J https://t.co/nTQdmusfVA
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EHR prevents administration of bivalent pediatric COVID vaccine as no order set in EHR. When will EHR enhance patient care rather than prevent it? #navigatingthecode #EHR #BarrySpeaks #HIT #healthIT #digitalworkers #AI
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EHRs Should Not Prevent Care Delivery My colleague attempted to administer bivalent pediatric COVID vaccine to her patient but discovered that her EHR did not have the proper "order set" installed. She was forced to send the child home unvaccinated and to…https://t.co/mp2J6TWf4C
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Do We Always Want to Get Our Medical Test Results Immediately? Perhaps we need standards or at least an opt-in/opt-out choice for patients to express their wishes. Isn't that the purpose of this provision in the Act? #navigatingthecode #barryspeaks https://t.co/NWd0tdn7B5
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Do We Always Want to Get Our Medical Test Results Immediately? The 21st Century Cures Act requires providers to release all medical test results to the physician and patient at the same time. That might be fine for a routine gluco…https://t.co/r9IqskmeEe https://t.co/VO0CIZUMBP
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Barry P. Chaiken, MD, MPH has over 25 years’ experience in healthcare information technology, clinical transformation, and business intelligence. He provides thought leadership and strategic and analytics assessments in healthcare information technology, quality of care, clinical change management, and business development. Chaiken has worked with the NIH, Tableau/Salesforce, Infor, McKesson, UK National Health Service, Boston University, and others.

Chaiken served as a healthcare advisory board member to numerous organizations as head of DocsNetwork, his own boutique healthcare IT consulting company. He has served as guest lecturer and consultant on topics including patient safety, clinician adoption of information technology, quality improvement, and healthcare analytics. Chaiken assisted hospitals and technology firms in the creation of medical software products and services. He has delivered more than 60 CME lectures and was Conference Chair of the annual Digital Healthcare Conference.

Chaiken served as a Board member (2006-2010), Board Liaison to HIMSS Europe (2006-2009), and Board Chair (2009-2010), and continues his involvement as a Fellow of HIMSS. He is an Overseas Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Chaiken is board certified in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health. He received his medical degree from Downstate Medical Center and his MPH degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He acquired his specialty training from the Centers for Disease Control as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer and from the NJ Department of Health as a preventive medicine resident.