On March 10, I had the distinct privilege of presenting to the ONC Health IT Advisory Committee at their meeting titled “Health Equity by Design.” The presentation highlighted five areas of focus for health IT in reducing health disparities: health equity data collection, actionable analysis of the data, integration of health care and social service providers, the special role that health information exchanges (HIEs) can play, and access to health …
Post Author: Robert Murry, MD
Robert Murry is chief medical officer, NextGen Healthcare. He brings to this position more than 20 years of extensive clinical experience and background in health IT. Previously, Dr. Murry served as the company’s chief medical information officer (CMIO) since May 2017. During his time as CMIO, he was the “voice of the physician” across specialties, product safety, and government/regulatory affairs. Before becoming CMIO, he was the company’s vice president of clinical product management, responsible for clinical oversight and workflow design.
Previously, Dr. Murry served as medical director for ambulatory informatics and CMIO for Hunterdon Medical Center, where he continues to practice family medicine at Hunterdon Family Medicine at Delaware Valley.
He is board-certified in clinical informatics by the American Board of Preventive Medicine and board-certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Murry holds an MD from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas; a PhD in physical chemistry from Boston College; and an MA in physical chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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