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Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, MHS, FACMI

March 19, 2018

Ken Kawamoto

Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, MHS, FACMI, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer for University of Utah Health and Vice Chair of Clinical Informatics for the University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics. At the University, Dr. Kawamoto chairs the Clinical Decision Support committee and is a leader of the University’s Interoperable Apps and Services (IAPPS) initiative, which is a multi-stakeholder effort to enable standards-based, interoperable applications and software services to improve health and health care. To learn more, download Dr. Kawamoto's ROCC Star Profile .

Q: What is the University of Utah IAPPS initiative?

Q: Could you please share an initial success story of the initiative’s work across research, operations, and clinical services? [Perhaps the neonatal bilirubin app?]

Q: When developing the apps to improve patient care and the provider experience, what are the major challenges associated with interoperability across academic medical centers?

Q: What do you think is needed to advance the field?

Learn More About Past ROCC Stars

Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhDConsuelo Wilkins, MD, MCSI
Denise White-Perkins, MD, PhDTed Wun, MD
Jeffrey A. Gold, MDAmy Abernethy, MD, PhD
Simon Mahler, MD, MSWendy Lane, MD, MPH
Melissa Arbuckle, MD, PhDMatthew Hudson, MD, MPH
Pamela W. Duncan PhD, FAPTA, FAHAYoshimi Anzai, MD, MPH
Jennifer Lee, MD, FACPElizabeth Crabtree, MPH, PhD (c)
Michael B. Rothberg, MD, MPHEric Bass, MD, MPH
Thomas McGinn, MD, MPHAmy M. Kilbourne, PhD, MPH
Melanie Spencer, PhD, MD