31 Oct Health Care Veteran Dr. Barry Chaiken to Lead Central Logic’s New Advisory Board of Industry Executives
Central Logic, the healthcare industry’s leading provider of innovative transfer center and on-call scheduling technology solutions, is bringing together healthcare executives to provide a well-rounded view of how the industry is quickly evolving. Central Logic’s Executive Board of Advisors will guide the company’s continued effort to develop, broaden and expand their solutions to provide greater visibility into the entire patient care continuum. The board will advise the rapid need for change to align with IT security, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations and policies.
“His extensive knowledge in patient safety, clinical transformation, and public health will result in meaningful work to address the complete continuum of care which is our primary mission at Central Logic.”
The company is tapping Dr. Barry Chaiken to serve as Chairman of the newly created Board of Advisors. As founder of DocsNetwork. Ltd., Chaiken served as a Healthcare Advisory Board member at Aventura, ProtoHIT, VisualDX, Symphony Corporation, PanGenX, Imprivata, and Phytel.
“Dr. Chaiken brings more than 30 years of healthcare information technology experience to the Advisory Board and will help lead the charge in creating impactful products that will enhance and improve patient care,” said Central Logic Chairperson and CEO, Jennifer Holmes. “His extensive knowledge in patient safety, clinical transformation, and public health will result in meaningful work to address the complete continuum of care which is our primary mission at Central Logic.”
“We recently launched Central Logic Patient Connect and Data Intelligence, first-of-their-kind technologies that operationalize care coordination and provide real-time visibility to help providers make critical business decisions. I believe Dr. Chaiken’s foresight can help us build on the momentum of these products and the successes of our other technology solutions,” added Holmes.
Chaiken was the Board Liaison to Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Europe for four years and served as the organization’s HIMSS Board Chairman from 2009-2010.
He has delivered more than 60 Continuing Medical Education lectures, and is currently on the editorial board of the journal of Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare.
Chaiken also writes a column on technology and quality for the journal Patient Safety and Quality Health Care, serves as Conference Chair for the annual Disruptive Healthcare Conference, and is a frequent contributor to WTN Media’s online publications.
As a faculty member at Boston University, Chaiken teaches a graduate level course in health information technology.
“As enhanced patient-provider coordination holds a critical role in delivering high quality, safe, and efficient patient care, I am excited to bring together industry experts who can work with me to help advance Central Logic’s effort to enhance care coordination and population health,” said Dr. Chaiken. “
Chaiken received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NYC, his master’s degree in public health degree in health services administration from the Harvard School of Public Health and his bachelor 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.
About Central Logic: As the industry’s leading provider of innovative transfer center and on-call scheduling technology, Central Logic’s team works collaboratively with more than 500 hospitals and thousands of healthcare customers or relationships – including physicians, administrators, and healthcare staff – to design and implement patient flow software solutions that increase admissions and capacity. Founded in 2005, the company helps hospitals and systems measurably increase the number of patient admissions and patient transfer volumes while maximizing hospital staffing, efficiency and care coordination.