Shahid Shah

Shahid Shah
Chief Technology Officer, Netspective

Website | @ShahidNShah

Shahid N. Shah is an internationally recognized and influential government technology and healthcare IT thought leader and writer who is known as “The Healthcare IT Guy” across the Internet. He is a strategist for various federal agenices on IT matters and winner of Federal Computer Week’s coveted “Fed 100” award given to IT experts that have made a big impact in the government. Shahid has architected and built multiple clinical solutions over his almost 20 year career. He helped design and deploy the American Red Cross’s electronic health record solution across thousands of sites; he’s built two web-based EMRs now in use by hundreds of physicians; he’s designed large groupware and collaboration sites in use by thousands; and, as an ex-CTO for a billion dollar division of CardinalHealth he helped design advanced clinical interfaces for medical devices and hospitals. Shahid also serves as a senior technology strategy advisor to NIH’s SBIR/STTR program helping small businesses commercialize their healthcare applications.

Shahid runs three successful blogs. At http://shahid.shah.org he writes about architecture issues, at http://www.healthcareguy.com he provides valuable insights on how to apply technology in health care, at http://www.federalarchitect.com he advises senior federal technologists, and at http://www.hitsphere.com he gives a glimpse of the health-care IT blogosphere as an aggregator.

Sessions

Data and Analytics
Location: Plaza Room A
Shahid Shah (Netspective)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 6 ratings)
We all intuitively understand that the usage of data in healthcare should improve quality, reduce cost, and hopefully affect outcomes of research and end end in better care. However, many of our best sources of data like EHRs and other health IT systems do a poor job of data integration. This talk will outline the reasons for poor integration today and what we can do about it. Read more.

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