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Weill Cornell Medical College establishes Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy
Date:4/4/2012

k-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell.

The Center comprises members and affiliates from various departments, including pediatrics, public health, medicine, radiology, pathology and urology. They have expertise in informatics, clinical medicine, health services research, biostatistics, public health, healthcare policy, healthcare analytics, computer science, economics and decision science. Together they pursue the Center's mission to improve health and healthcare through research, education, service and innovation.

  • Research: The Center conducts cutting-edge interdisciplinary research at the intersection of healthcare informatics and policy, focusing on the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and comparative effectiveness of a variety of healthcare interventions. Researchers measure the effects of health information technology related outcomes on such outcomes as clinical quality and safety, economic value, technology adoption, consumer satisfaction and provider experiences. The Center's health services research portfolio includes large-scale evaluation of transformative efforts and payment reform in healthcare such as patient-centered medical homes, accountable care organizations, and bundled payments.

  • Education: The Center offers state-of-the-art education. The Center's two-year Fellowship in Healthcare Quality and Medical Informatics Research training program provides an in-depth educational experience in health services research and informatics methods through classes and mentored research projects. The Center also offers the Health IT Certificate Program, a five-month executive-format program emphasizing pragmatic training to address the technical, legal, social, financial, and clinical environment surrounding implementation of electronic health records systems.

  • Service: The Center provides expert services for community organizations, state and government health plans, physician organizations, hospitals, and information t
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Contact: Lauren Woods
law2014@med.cornell.edu
212-821-0560
New York- Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center/Weill Cornell Medical College
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