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MD, University of Madras Tamil Nadu, India
Institute of Child Health & Hospital for Children Egmore Madras, India Children's Hospital of Michigan Detroit, MI
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Srinivasan Suresh MD, MBA, FAAP joined Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh as the Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) and Medical Officer, Quality Safety in September 2014.
As the CMIO of Children’s Hospital of Michigan (CHM), Detroit, Dr. Suresh was responsible for planning and execution of an information technology vision, goals and initiatives that supported the long term objectives, mission and vision of the hospital. He was instrumental in the phased implementation of an ambulatory electronic health record (EHR) across all medical and surgical services. He led the clinical transformation team in troubleshooting the inpatient EHR, and facilitating periodic upgrades. He developed evidence based care models for common and key illnesses to enhance patient management at point-of-care.
As the medical director of the emergency department at CHM, Dr. Suresh was responsible for the day to day operations and ensuring standards of emergency care for a pediatric emergency department which was one of the five busiest EDs nationwide with an annual census exceeding 90,000 patient visits. He oversaw a group of 45 physicians and mid-level practitioners in establishing provision of quality pediatric emergency care in a safe environment.
Prior to his leadership roles in informatics and in the ED at CHM, he also served as the director of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) training program, and was responsible for certifying over 300 care providers annually, and as the associate director of the pediatric residency program, where he was responsible for clinical education, scholarly activities, curriculum planning, administration, recruitment, regulatory compliance, supervision and mentorship of a training program of approximately 90 residents.
As a member of the board of directors and as the vice-chief of finance and strategy, Dr. Suresh was involved in the operations, strategic initiatives and fiscal wellbeing of University Pediatricians (physician practice plan with annual revenue of $55 million, 330 member group including 200 physicians).
He is a member of the section of emergency medicine and the council of clinical information and technology of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He chairs the medical informatics SIG of the Academic Pediatric Association. His areas of interests are in the application of business intelligence tools and advanced data analytics to improve patient and provider satisfaction, mHealth, creation of newer clinical decision support tools in the EHR, and using lean methodologies to enhance patient throughput hospital-wide. He has presented on these topics at national and international conferences.
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