Healthcare Pioneer: Dr. Ed Hammond

Dr. Hammond currently serves as the Director at the Duke Center for Health Informatics at Duke University. He also serves as the Director, Applied Informatics Research at Duke Health Technology Solutions, the Director of Academic Affairs for the Management Masters in Clinical Informatics program at Duke University and is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Since 1970, he has had extensive experience in the design and implementation of electronic health records. His interests in informatics range from health data standards, genomics and the EHR, translational research, coordination of care, public health and population health.

Dr. Hammond served as a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Patient Safety Data Standards.  He was a member of the National Library of Medicine Long Range Planning Committee and a member of the Healthcare Information Technology Advisory Panel of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. He has served on a number of National Institutes of Health review committees, testified on a number of occasions for the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, and has presented to several Institute of Medicine committees. He is involved in several active grants. Dr. Hammond has served and is serving on a number of editorial boards, and has published over 300 technical articles.

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