Mark L Braunstein, M.D. was a health IT entrepreneur for many years before joining the faculty at Georgia Tech in 2007 where he teaches health informatics as a graduate seminar and via the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in the field. His text, Contemporary Health Informatics, is based on his MOOC and was published in April, 2014. He published Health Informatics in the Cloud, a brief guide to health informatics for physicians and other non-technical readers in 2012. At the Tennenbaum Institute he is involved in research in healthcare process mining. At Ei2 he is involved in community outreach aimed at the wider and deeper adoption of HIT to improve the quality and efficiency of care delivery. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics and an invited contributor to the Information Week HealthCare blog. He earned a BS from MIT in 1969 and an MD from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 1974.
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