Health Informatics

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The Division of Health Informatics pursues research, education, and service in the application of information science and technology to improve human health, healthcare quality, and the value of 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, staff and students at the Medical College in NYC and Qatar, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Tech and Cornell University in Ithaca.

Affiliated Education Program

Health Informatics Master's Track

Current Research Highlights

Reducing Opioid Prescriptions with Health Information Technology

October 15, 2019

Opioid use has skyrocketed in recent years and is considered to be a significant public health problem in the United States. As clinicians and health departments around the country work on prevention tactics and linkage to care, non-traditional stakeholder groups have also joined the fight.

At a recent talk at the New York State Health Foundation, Dr...

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NIH Grant Funds Research to Identify High-Risk Suicide Patients Using AI

October 13, 2019

Weill Cornell Medicine received a four-year research grant (R01MH119177) for $2.84 million from the National Institutes of Health to identify people at high risk of self-harm, suicide attempt and suicidal death using large-scale data from electronic health records and insurance claims.

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Factors Associated With Live Discharge of Heart Failure Patients From Hospice

May 15, 2019

Study published in JACC: Heart Failure identifies sociodemographic and clinical factors that help predict live discharge among home hospice patients. Read more here.

Scientific Breakthroughs

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Faculty & Staff

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Jessica Ancker , Ph.D., MPH, FACMI
  • Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-9404
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David R. Artz , M.D., MBA
  • Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research (Courtesy)
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Natalie Benda
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-9380
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Budhaditya Bose , M.S.
  • Health Informatics Analyst
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Thomas Campion Jr., Ph.D., M.S.
  • Associate Professor of Research in Healthcare Policy & Research
  • Associate Professor of Research in Healthcare Policy & Research in Pediatrics
  • Director of Research Informatics
(646) 962-2345
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Curtis Leland Cole , M.D., FACP
  • Assistant Vice Provost, Information Services and Chief Information Officer
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Healthcare Policy & Research
(212) 746-0483
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Joseph DeFerio
  • Health Informatics Project Manager
(646) 962-9435
Li Guo
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
Yu Hou
  • Research Assistant
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Rohith Kumar Thiruvalluru
  • Health Informatics Analyst
(646) 962-8069
Sameer Malhotra, MBBS, MA
Sameer Malhotra , M.D., M.A., M.B.B.S
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy & Research
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
(646) 962-6030
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Ruth Masterson Creber
Ruth Masterson Creber , Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-2435
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Annabel Myers
  • Research Assistant
(646) 962-9303
Weishen Pan
  • Visiting Graduate Assistant in Healthcare Policy and Research
(646) 962-9438
Jyotishman Pathak, Ph.D.
Jyotishman Pathak , Ph.D.
  • Vice Chair for Entrepreneurship
  • Chief of the Division of Health Informatics
  • Frances and John L. Loeb Professor of Medical Informatics
(646) 962-9415
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Meghan Reading Turchioe
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-9410
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Mohit Sharma
  • Research Coordinator
Chang Su
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
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Veer Vekaria , B.S.
  • Health Informatics Research Assistant
(646) 962-4648
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Fei Wang , Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-9405
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Shuojia Wang
  • Visiting Graduate Assistant in Healthcare Policy and Research
(646) 962-9972
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Mark Weiner , M.D.
  • Deputy Chief Information Officer for Health System and Research Analytics
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy & Research (Interim)
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Zhenxing Xu
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-8069
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Jie Xu
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
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Chengxi Zang
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
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Xi Zhang, Ph.D.
Xi Zhang , Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-9465
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Yiye Zhang, Ph.D., MS
Yiye Zhang , Ph.D., M.S.
  • Director of the M.S. in Health Informatics
  • Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research
  • Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
(646) 962-9437
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Sendong Zhao
Sendong Zhao
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
(571) 376-3144
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Recent Faculty Publications

M.Reading Turchioe; A. Myers; S. Isaac; D. Baik; L.V. Grossman; J.S. Ancker; R.Masterson Creber
2019
L.V. Grossman; R.M.Masterso Creber; N.C. Benda; D. Wright; D.K. Vawdrey; J.S. Ancker
2019
Contact Information

Phone(646) 962-9409

Mailing Address

Health Informatics
Healthcare Policy & Research
Weill Cornell Medical College
425 E. 61st St., Suite 301
New York, NY 10065