Srinivasan Suresh

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Srinivasan Suresh MD, MBA, FAAP Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) & Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP) of UPMC Practicing Emergency Physician Visiting Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Medical Degree – University of Madras, India Pediatric Residency – Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship – Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Master of Business Administration – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Board Certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine & in Clinical Informatics, with expertise in medical education, information science, informatics research, business development and hospital administration. Instrumental in my organization maintaining our Stage 7 Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) designation (2016) from HIMSS, and winning the ‘HIMSS Davies’ award (2015). In my current roles as the CIO and CMIO of a large children’s hospital, I provide strategic direction to our HIT & HIE initiatives. As an IT physician champion, I constantly serve as a bridge between IT personnel and clinicians, and am passionate in the application of clinical information technology to enhance the care of children. Areas of interests: 1. Application of BI tools and advanced data analytics to improve child health, patient and provider satisfaction 2. Creation of more robust clinical decision support tools in the electronic health record 3. Implementation of Lean principles to enhance patient experience TEDx talk – ‘Applying Big Data to Little Patients’ (12/5/15) - Guest Editor – ‘Quality of Care & Information Technology’, Pediatric Clinics of North America (April 2016) - Author – ‘Big Data and Predictive Analytics: Application in the Care of Children’ (April 2016)