Reza Sadeghian MD, MBA, MSc, FAAP

Dr. Reza Sadeghian is a mid-career Pediatrician/healthcare executive that has gone back for additional training in clinical informatics as a fellow at the University of Washington. He is the first and only Pediatrician in North America with fellowship training in both Clinical and Biomedical Informatics. He is a member of executive committee of the Council for Clinical Information Technology (COCiT) section of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His clinical practice is on the teaching hospitalist service at Seattle Children’s Hospital, and at a local community practice that is part of their developing clinically integrated network. He has extensive experience as a healthcare consultant, having led ICD-10 conversion efforts, and assisted in various lean-based system workflow designs and implementations. His current line of work and research interests include examining the feasibility of using telemedicine to help manage pediatric health issues, designing mobile healthcare applications, evaluating secure text messaging solutions, optimizing EHR performance, and ensuring clinical workflows are respected by IT solutions. He is interested in lean management in healthcare, improving healthcare value, quality and safety; as well as increasing access to care in underserved areas.

In his leisure time, he enjoys photography, hiking, biking, playing soccer, and spending time with family, friends and his pets. His photography work can be found at www.smileandsea.com

Dr. Sadeghian will be discussing Health Information Technology (HIT), “Bridging the Gap” at the BUSINESS of Medicine section during the SMA Southern Regional Assembly, October 31 - November 2 in Birmingham, AL.

Please join Dr. Sadeghian in the BUSINESS of Medicine section at the SMA Southern Regional Assembly.

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