Jonathan Teich is Chief Medical Information Officer and director of product management for the HealthShare division at InterSystems. His responsibilities include leading the vision and design for health IT solutions to high-priority clinical and operational problems of providers, payers, governments and service providers, based on InterSystems’ industry-leading health integration platform. He is an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, assistant professor of medicine and emergency medicine at Harvard, and clinical architecture leader for health information systems in developing countries with OpenMRS.
Dr. Teich founded the Clinical Informatics R&D department at Partners Healthcare, developing two generations of innovative electronic health records, computerized ordering and clinical decision support (CDS) systems that cut adverse medication events in half. He was founding CMO of Healthvision, a startup pioneering web-based health information exchange, and served as CMIO for Elsevier, where he led vision and design for knowledge-based tools and CDS supporting provider- and patient-driven care. With OpenMRS, he has designed systems supporting community clinics, national health programs, Ebola crisis treatment centers, and worldwide tuberculosis drug trials.
Dr. Teich has authored over 100 publications in medical informatics and healthcare IT, including 3 books. He co-chaired the HHS Roadmap for National Action on Clinical Decision Support, and helped lead the CDS portfolio for the Office of the National Coordinator. He has served on the board of directors of AMIA, HIMSS, and the eHealth Initiative, and serves on a variety of industry and government councils on CDS, health informatics, knowledge delivery, and healthcare quality.