Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Healthcare Information Strategy and Policy
John D. Halamka, M.D., M.S, is president of the Mayo Clinic Platform, leads a portfolio of platform businesses focused on transforming healthcare by leveraging artificial intelligence, connected healthcare devices, and a network of trusted partners. Trained in emergency medicine and medical informatics, Dr. Halamka has been developing and implementing healthcare information strategy and policy for more than 25 years. Prior to his appointment at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Halamka was chief information officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. He is a practicing emergency medicine physician. As the International Healthcare Innovation Professor at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Halamka helped the George W. Bush administration, the Obama administration, and governments around the world plan their healthcare information strategies. A member of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Halamka has written a dozen books about technology-related issues, hundreds of articles, and thousands of posts on the Geekdoctor blog. He is also co-author of Redefining the Boundaries of Medicine and runs Unity Farm Sanctuary in Sherborn, Massachusetts—the largest animal sanctuary in New England.