Thursday, September 25, 2014
CARMEL, IN (September 25, 2014) – Clinical Architecture, the leading innovator in healthcare terminology management technology, has announced the appointment of Bob Taylor, DO, as Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO). Dr. Taylor will help enhance Clinical Architecture’s product offerings through his comprehensive health information technology experience and clinical background.
Over the past 15 years, Dr. Taylor has played a major role in the evolution of acute and ambulatory EHR applications at a number of healthcare information technology vendors including Greenway Health, QuadraMed, e-MDs, Allscripts, as well as Computer Technology Associates (Military Health System). He brings a wealth of healthcare systems development experience as well as a pragmatic focus on leveraging technology to improve the clinical workflow and user experience within the provider community. As CMIO, Dr. Taylor will provide the physician’s perspective to Clinical Architecture’s ongoing innovations in healthcare terminology management and decision support.
“Our mission at Clinical Architecture is to evolve how the healthcare industry creates, consumes, shares and evaluates the impact of clinical knowledge,” said Charlie Harp, Clinical Architecture’s Chief Executive Officer. “Dr. Taylor’s unique experience, combined with his medical insight and outstanding technical abilities make him a great addition to our team and helps us accomplish our mission.”
Clinical Architecture’s Symedical® has revolutionized how healthcare systems, applications vendors, content publishers, health information exchanges and other organizations acquire, update, distribute and utilize terminology. The system offers tools and runtime services (APIs) that support a variety of use cases including provider friendly search, semantic interoperability, data normalization and unstructured text recognition.
“Clinical Architecture was the first company to deliver an effective and scalable solution to healthcare’s challenges with terminology,” said Bob Taylor, DO, Clinical Architecture’s Chief Medical Information Officer. “I’m excited to be joining this creative and talented team and look forward to what we can accomplish together.”
Clinical Architecture is the leading innovator in healthcare terminology management technology. While healthcare market forces and regulatory requirements have elevated the importance of managing information as coded data, or terminology; traditional tools and methods have not evolved to meet the challenge. Clinical Architecture is moving healthcare forward by providing software solutions for managing the complexities of healthcare terminologies including products specifically focused on ICD-10.