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darerDirector IAA Center for Clinical Innovation

Jonathan Darer, MD, MPH

Director, IAA Center for Clinical Innovation
Chief Innovation Officer for the Division of Clinical Innovation

Jonathan Darer, MD, MPH is Chief Innovation Officer for the Division of Clinical Innovation for Geisinger Health System. His major areas of expertise include leveraging analytics, clinical decision support and reengineering solutions that result in improved chronic disease care and reductions in preventable harm.

Dr. Darer also serves as Clinical Director for the Clinical Decision Intelligence System (CDIS), an enterprise analytic platform designed to drive innovation in care delivery, and co-investigator for Open Notes, a Robert Wood Johnson-funded initiative to evaluate the impact of providing patients access through their electronic health record portal to their doctors' notes. He is also co-investigator on the Medicare Imaging Demonstration Program. Dr. Darer has authored numerous professional journal articles describing his clinical innovation and research activities. Prior to joining Geisinger, Dr. Darer led decision support development at Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Darer's medical practice areas include Urgent and Primary Care.

He holds a bachelor's degree (Cum Laude) in engineering from Harvard University, his MD from the University of Connecticut Medical School and a Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. His residency training was performed at Oregon Health Sciences University, and he completed a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

mooreDirector IAA Center for Emerging Technology and Informatics

Gregory J. Moore, MD, PhD

Director, Institute for Advanced Application
Chief Emerging Technology and Informatics Officer (CETIO)
Director, IAA Center for Emerging Technology and Informatics

Dr. Gregory Moore serves as Chief Emerging Technology and Informatics Officer (CETIO) for Geisinger Health System and Director of Geisinger's Institute for Advanced Application (IAA). In his role as IAA Director, Dr. Moore oversees the Institute's three Centers (Center for Re-engineering Healthcare, Center for Clinical Innovation, Center for Emerging Technology and Informatics), negotiates external Institute collaborations and partnerships through the Geisinger Informatics and Technology Trials Office, and manages core Institute facilities and personnel. In his role as Geisinger's CETIO, Dr. Moore leads strategic future focused disruptive technology and informatics initiatives to shape and transform the future of healthcare at Geisinger, nationally and globally. In addition to his executive leadership roles, Dr. Moore continues to practice as a Diagnostic Neuroradiologist and maintains an active research program as an Abigail Geisinger Clinician Investigator. Prior to assuming his present positions, Dr. Moore served as Vice Chair of Radiology for Geisinger Health System with responsibilities including Informatics and Research. In that role he led radiology through transformational changes in their informatics systems resulting in significant improvement in performance and quality metrics and contributing to marked growth of the department. Prior to his arrival at Geisinger, Dr. Moore held appointments at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Wayne State University School of Medicine and most recently at Penn State University where he was a tenured Professor in the College of Medicine.

An engineer, magnetic resonance physicist, neuroscientist, and neuroradiologist, Dr. Moore received his PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and subsequently added his MD at Wayne State University School of Medicine followed by residency training in Diagnostic Radiology and subsequent fellowship training in Neuroradiology, both at Penn State University College of Medicine. Dr. Moore is a prolific author with a substantial track record as a funded research investigator from the NIH and other federal agencies as well as from industry sponsors and private foundations. He is a frequently sought after speaker at national and international scientific and medical meetings, and has served on numerous expert advisory committees, advisory boards and study sections as a subject matter expert in the areas of emerging neuroscience, imaging technology, radiological sciences, informatics, and health/science technology policy. Dr. Moore is a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology and has special clinical expertise and interest in pediatric neuroradiology, areas of advanced imaging, informatics, technology and radiological sciences.

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woodDirector IAA Center for Re-engineering Healthcare

Kenneth E. Wood, DO

Director, IAA Center for Re-engineering Healthcare
Chief Medical Officer

Kenneth E. Wood, DO, is currently the Chief Medical Officer for the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Prior to arriving at the Geisinger Medical Center, Dr. Wood was a Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in a Madison, Wisconsin. During that time he was an attending staff physician in the Intensive Care Unit, staffed in the Emergency Medicine Department and was a Medical Flight Physician. Administratively, he was the Director of Critical Care Medicine, the Trauma and Life Support Center and the Senior Director of Medical Affairs. In his administrative role, he was responsible for implementing the Tele-ICU Program at the University of Wisconsin and later for the Geisinger Health System. At the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Wood was a federally funded investigator focusing upon technology applications to Critical Care Medicine.

In his Chief Medical Officer role at Geisinger Medical Center, Dr. Wood is focusing his research interests on re-engineering healthcare processes. Current funded projects include Supply Chain Simulation Models and Utilizing a Sociotechnical Approach to Standardizing the Prophylaxis, Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism. Clinical Re-engineering projects include Simulation Modeling for Patient Flow, Throughput and Capacity Management, Ultrasound Standardization, Supply Chain Modeling and coordination of system technology purchases as Chair of the Clinical Technology Optimization and Standardization Committee (CTOSC).