The Division of Health Informatics pursues research, education, service and innovation in informatics to improve quality and value in healthcare. Division faculty have expertise in the use and effects of information technology in healthcare, such as adoption, usability, fit, utility, generalizability, scalability or sustainability, and in the intelligent use of data to inform policy and decision making, such as applications of data mining, machine learning or analytics.
Division faculty and staff participate in multi-disciplinary, collaborative projects with other divisions, departments and partner organizations, including faculty and staff at the Medical College, the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Physicians Organization, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the NYC Cornell Tech Campus.
- Conduct research to improve quality and value in healthcare:
- Applied research on use and effect of information technology in healthcare and the intelligent use of data to inform healthcare policy and decision making.
- Basic research on development of new information technologies and informatics methods.
- Deliver educational programs in informatics to wide range of trainees: Master's students, medical students, postdoctoral fellows,
- Provide service, consulting and collaboration with other divisions, departments and partner organizations.
- Develop innovation through technology transfer and industrial collaboration.
A search is currently underway for a Chief of the Division of Health Informatics.
Please see the position announcement for more information.
Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH
Chairman, Department of Healthcare Policy and Research
Executive Director of the Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy
Frances and John L. Loeb Professor of Medical Informatics
Weill Cornell Medical College
Chief of Healthcare Policy and Research
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
General Office Number: 646-962-8063