Dr. Henry Chueh is the Director of the Laboratory of Computer Science and Chief of the Division of Biomedical Informatics at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). He received his baccalaureate from Harvard College, his master’s degree in medical informatics from MIT (Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program), and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He completed his internal medicine residency and medical informatics fellowship at MGH.
As a practicing internist, his research in medical informatics focuses on clinical systems with novel methods for health care delivery and “Just-In- Time” provision of relevant information for clinicians and patients. His pioneering work on cloud-based structured electronic health records, large-scale databases for clinical research, clinical decision support, and population health management have resulted in more than 70 publications, and have also formed the basis of operational clinical and research systems used at Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Healthcare for decades.
Dr. Chueh has been a member of the Board of Scientific Counselors for the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications/National Library of Medicine at NIH, and has been an elected Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics since 1999. He has extensive experience working with MGH/Partners to transfer technologies from his lab, and is also a co-founder of two health IT startups, Twistle and Prompt Health.