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iHT2 Health IT Summit in Austin 2012 – Lyle Berkowitz, MD, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Keynote Presentation: "The Healing Edge: Where Innovation Meets Information Technology"
Lyle Berkowitz, MD, FHIMSS, is a Primary Care Physician and healthcare innovator who was named one of the "Top 20 People Who Make Healthcare Better" by HealthLeaders Magazine and is one of Healthspottr's “Future Health Top 100”, a list of top innovators and change agents in healthcare.
In addition to practicing Internal Medicine, Dr. Berkowitz is the Director of Clinical Information Systems for the largest primary care group in Chicago, the founder and leader of the Szollosi Healthcare Innovation Program, and the President of Back 9 Healthcare Consulting. Past experience includes work as the Medical Director for two publicly traded companies – an electronic medical records vendor and a global eBusiness consulting firm.
Dr. Berkowitz is a frequent national lecturer on healthcare innovation and information technology, and his "Change Doctor" blog was recently named one of the Top 50 Healthcare IT Blogs. He a contributing author to the American College of Physicians' book "Electronic Medical Records" and is on the Editorial Board of Healthcare Informatics magazine. He is a Fellow in the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), is part of the Advisory Board for the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS) and serves on the Board of Directors for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation.