PAUL TANG, MD MS
Vice President and Chief Health Transformation Officer, IBM Watson Health, Armonk, NY, USA
Paul Tang, M.D., M.S., is a practicing internist and Vice President, Chief Health Transformation Officer at IBM Watson Health. At Watson Health, Dr. Tang is responsible for applying IBM’s AI technologies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Dr. Tang was co-chair of the US Health Information Technology Policy committee from 2009-2017, and chaired its Meaningful Use work group. He has served as board chair for several health informatics professional associations, including the American Medical Informatics Association. He currently serves on the Board of AcademyHealth. He has published numerous papers in medical informatics related to electronic health records, personal health records, health care quality, and public policy. Dr. Tang is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Medical Informatics, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco.
10:15–10:45 | Improving health through health data - US experience with accelerating adoption of electronic health records
PAUL TANG, MD MS Vice President and Chief Health Transformation Officer, IBM Watson Health, Armonk, NY, USA