Barry P. Chaiken, MD, MPH, has over 25 years experience in healthcare information technology, patient safety, clinical transformation, and business intelligence. He has worked with the National Institutes of Health, U.K’s. National Health Service, McKesson, BearingPoint, Infor, and Salesforce/Tableau.
Chaiken is the author of the recently released Navigating the Code: How Technology Transforms the Patient-Physician Journey, a book on healthcare information technology and its potential impact on quality, access, and cost of care.
During his career Chaiken provided expertise in quality and patient safety to provider, payor, and life science organizations helping them utilize information technology to improve clinical and administrative activities. He also assisted hospitals and technology firms in the creation of medical software products and services. He has delivered more than 70 CME lectures and was Conference Chair of the annual Digital Healthcare Conference.
Chaiken received his medical degree from Downstate Medical Center, his masters in public health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health and his bachelors of arts degree in psychology from the University at Albany. He acquired his specialty training from the Centers for Disease Control as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer and from the New Jersey State Department of Health as a preventive medicine resident. Chaiken is board certified in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health as well as Health Care Quality Management. He is an Overseas Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Chaiken served as a Board member (2006-2010), Board Liaison to HIMSS Europe (2006-2009), and Board Chair (2009-2010), and continues his involvement as a Fellow of the Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS). He is a guest lecturer in both graduate and undergraduate level courses in healthcare information technology in Boston University’s Questrom School of Management.