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Allen Hsiao

Allen Hsiao, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine; Chief Medical Information Officer, Yale School of Medicine & Yale New Haven Health

Dr. Hsiao is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and of Emergency Medicine at Yale, and the Chief Medical Information Officer for the Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Health System. Allen also co-directs the Informatics Core for the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, leading a team of physician informaticians, data scientists and analysts to support clinical care, operations, and research for the System and School. He led the successful implementation of the Epic electronic health record (EHR) system across the Yale healthcare enterprise, and has worked with numerous faculty to leverage the use of the EHR for improved clinical and research care. Current work and interests include directly engaging patients in research using the patient portal (MyChart), creation of a Hadoop-powered data lake (Baikal) and developing a comprehensive computational health data platform on it.  Additional interests include the use of mobile health technologies to enhance patient access to their own records, natural language processing, telemedicine, as well as the delivery of advanced decision support at the bedside.