Everett Weiss, MD, joined Roswell Park in 2015 in the role of Chief Medical Information Officer. As CMIO, Dr. Weiss represents the multi-disciplinary interests of clinical providers on all clinical technology matters, including the funding and prioritization of information technology projects. He promotes and optimizes Roswell Park’s use of electronic health records and other clinical information technology to improve the quality, safety, reliability, and efficiency of clinical workflows in the care of patients. He will also oversee viable clinical informatics and data governance functions and committees that support improved clinical outcomes and translational and epidemiological research. Finally, in partnership with IT and in collaboration with the medical staff, he will identify, establish, monitor, and achieve relevant and clinically meaningful value metrics that ultimately will seek to improve patient outcomes across disciplines.
Prior to joining Roswell Park, Dr. Weiss provided leadership in EHR software development at Allscripts Healthcare Inc. advocating, promoting, and supporting best practices and workflow optimization, developing content, and providing clinical oversight on content releases. Before Allscripts, he was actively involved in informatics projects at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and practiced medicine at an affiliated pediatric office.
He completed his pediatrics residency at the University of Chicago and earned both his medical degree and graduate certificate in Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Or.
Dr. Weiss is double board certified in Pediatrics and also Clinical Informatics and is a member of the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Council on Clinical Information Technology, AAP.