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Richard Lang

Vice President and CIO
Doylestown Hospital
Dr. Richard D. Lang is the Vice President and CIO at Doylestown Hospital where he is currently managing advanced clinical automation initiatives. Prior to DH, he was a full time faculty member at Penn State University/Abington in the department of Information Sciences and Technology. He was also the principal for the independent consulting firm, Know-Power, LLC, specializing in helping healthcare organizations utilize information technology. Prior to Know-Power, Dr. Lang was the Vice President of Information Services for the Holy Redeemer Health System in Meadowbrook, PA. Some of his past accomplishments include: CPOE, EHR, and Electronic Bar-coded Medication Administration (eMAR) systems implementations; the development of mission critical clinical and administrative data repositories, population management and business intelligences reporting systems, and system integration technologies; improving physician computer and technology utilization; and introducing clinical process redesign in both acute and ambulatory care environments. He is a Fellow with the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Health Information Management (JHIM), and has published numerous articles related to Healthcare Information Technology. Dr. Lang has a B.A. from the University of the State of New York, a Masters of Science in Health Administration from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA, and a Doctorate in Education in Computers and I.T. from Nova Southeastern University.


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