Mark Braunstein

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Mark Braunstein
Professor of the Practice

A teacher, author and thought-leader in the field, Dr. Braunstein is a professor of health informatics for the School of Interactive Computing in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He teaches introductory health informatics as a popular graduate seminar on campus and as a component of the OMSCS program.  He also offers Health Informatics on FHIR a free, public Coursera MOOC.

He is the author of “Practitioners Guide to Health Informatics: a guide to health informatics for physicians and other non-technical readers published by Springer in 2014 and "Contemporary Health Informatics," a textbook published by the American Medical Informatics Association in 2015.  He is Georgia Tech’s health informatics lead for the GaCTSA and teaches in its BD2K course as a part of the Masters of Clinical Research at Emory.  He is involved in research that involves healthcare process mining at the Tennenbaum Institute. He is involved with the new HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) standards effort and speaks about it and related topics in numerous venues each year.  He is involved in community and industry outreach projects to improve the quality and efficiency of health care delivery.