The specialty includes expertise in areas of healthcare systems and modeling, software development, quality improvement, change management in healthcare, codified terminologies, integration and system implementation, legal, regulatory, and security issues in healthcare, and data structure and analysis. Dr. Peitzman, Dr. Strasberg and their fellow pioneering physicians will receive their certification in January 2014. The designation represents the culmination of decades of work in the health IT field for both physicians. With more than 26 years of experience in health content development and healthcare delivery, management and leadership, Dr. Peitzman currently leads a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, content specialists, coding experts in clinical development and informatics at Wolters Kluwer Health. She has served as Medical Director and Department Chair for HealthSystem Minnesota/Park Nicollet Clinic, as a faculty member with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and as a practicing family physician. Dr. Strasberg’s healthcare career spans more than 12 years with a particular focus on building products that provide clinical decision support and integrate knowledge with EMR and computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems. He is board-certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine and the College of Family Physicians of Canada. “The role of the Clinical Informaticist has been elevated to a new level of importance in recent years. It is a field with significant opportunity to transform healthcare delivery to promote safer and more efficient care that is patient-centered and equitable,” said Arvind Subramanian, President and CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. “Achieving this designation demonstrates the commitment Dr. Peitzman and Dr. Strasberg have made to advancing technology and clinical processes for better patient care.
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