Barry Chaiken, MD

Barry Chaiken, MD, MPH

Family Medicine Boston, MA

Informaticist focused on using health IT to enhance healthcare quality, safety, and efficiency.

Office Address

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  • 14 Durham St
    Boston, MA 02115
    Phone: (617) 536-3138
    Fax: (603) 388-1509

Dr. Chaiken's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Family Medicine: Preventive Medicine
  • Clinical Interests: Quality in healthcare; Patient safety; Patient safety; quality of care; workflow and process redesign

Dr. Chaiken's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • CMIOInfor
    Boston, MA
    Chief Information Officer for this information technology company servicing providers, payors, and life science companies.
  • Healthcare Advisory BoardAventura
    Denver, CO
    Aventura provides clinicians with the ability to have immediate access to whatever information they need at the point of care.
  • CMIOPanGenX, Inc.
    Boston, MA
    PanGenX is a personalized medicine company, whose mission is to optimize therapeutic care and decision-making by enabling pharmaceutical companies, healthcare providers, and insurers to make more informed decisions through the intelligent use of pharmacog
  • Healthcare Advisory BoardPhytel, Inc.
    Phytel provides population health solutions to providers and institutions.
  • Healthcare Advisory BoardImprivata, Inc.
    Imprivata provides security and privacy solutions to healthcare organizations.
  • Healthcare Advisory BoardProtoHIT, Inc.
    Park City, UT
    ProtoHIT's clinical deciosn support software helps improve outcomes among workers comp patients.
  • Founder and Chief Medical OfficerDocsNetwork, Ltd
    Boston, MA
    Assist young healthcare IT product organizations through participation on healthcare advisory boards and in interim positions as CMO and CMIO.
  • Associate Chief Medical Officer, DirectorBearingPoint, Inc
    Boston, MA
    Professional services consulting company.
  • Vice President, Medical Affairs for this health care information technology companyMcKesson Corporation
    Boston, MA
    Provided clinical marketing support to enterprise information tools.
  • Vice PresidentMcKesson Corporation
    Provided thought leadership, marketing, and sales expertise to this HIT company.
  • Corporate Medical Director for this health care workflow software companyConfer Software (Araxsys, Inc.)
    Redwood City, CA
    Contributed to product development through feature / function documentation and integration review.
  • Corporate Medical DirectorConfer Software (Araxsys, Inc.)
    Provided clinical guidance to this healthcare workflow company.
  • Vice President for Clinical Marketing for this health information companyGMIS, Inc
    Boston, MA
    Introduced provider profiling and appropriateness tools to health care payor clients. Established public relations campaign to enhance product and corporate visibility. Researched and defined market for appropriateness protocols.
  • Vice PresidentGMIS, Inc.
    Provided clinical marketing and sales support to this HIT company.
  • Vice President for Medical Planning and Development for this utilization management companyHealth Risk Management, Inc
    Minneapolis, MN
    Constructed external expert panels for practice guideline development. Edited position papers on practice guidelines for utilization management physicians.
  • Vice PresidentHealth Risk Management
    Provided clinical leadership to this utilization management company.

Dr. Chaiken's Education & Medical Training

  • Framingham Heart StudyFramingham Heart StudyOther Training, Clinical Investigator
  • State of New Jersey Dept of HealthState of New Jersey Dept of HealthResidency, Public Health
  • NJ State Department of HealthNJ State Department of HealthOther Training, FACPM, Preventive Medicine Residency
  • Centers for Disease ControlCenters for Disease ControlOther Training, EIS Officer
  • Boston University Medical CenterBoston University Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine Preliminary Year
  • Brockton HospitalBrockton HospitalOther Training, Internal medicine clinical intern
  • SUNY Hlth Sci Ctr at Brooklyn, Coll MedState University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of MedicineMedical School
  • Harvard School of Public HealthHarvard School of Public HealthOther Training, MPH, Health Services Administration
  • SUNY Downstate Medical CenterSUNY Downstate Medical CenterOther Training, Doctor of Medicine
  • Harvard School of Public HealthHarvard School of Public HealthOther Training, Master of Public Health
  • University at AlbanyUniversity at AlbanyOther Training, BA, Psychology
  • University at AlbanyUniversity at AlbanyOther Training, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Magna Cum Laude

Dr. Chaiken's Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1985 - 2014
  • American Board of Preventive MedicineAmerican Board of Preventive MedicinePublic Health & General Preventive Medicine, 1986

Dr. Chaiken's Publications & Presentations

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Books/Book Chapters

  • The Business of Healthcare, Vol. 3, Improving systems of care.Chapter: Healthcare IT solutionsPage 119 - 141
    Chaiken BP
    Editors: In K. H. Cohn and D. E. Hough.Praeger, Westport, CT
  • Physician Leader’s Guide, 2nd Ed.Chapter: Linking Performance Evaluation to IncentivesPage 85 - 91
    Burton R, Chaiken BP
    Editors: .Capitol Publications Inc


  • The First Steps Taken: Awareness of the Need and Establishment of Fellowships.Chaiken BP, Medical Interface
  • The Impact of Information Technology on Health Care.Chaiken BP, Managed Care Medicine
  • Judging New Ventures: Study the Plan.Chaiken BP, Rettig PF, Breslin PT, Trustee
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  • The Core Body of Knowledge.International Society for Quality in Health Care
  • Practice Guidelines and Quality Assurance.Iowa Farm Bureau
  • Quality Initiatives: Using Clinical IT to Directly Impact Care.Joint Commission on Accreditation for Quality in Healthcare Organizations
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