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Christopher R. Wood

Christopher R. Wood, CMIO, Loyola University Health System

Christopher R. Wood, MD CMIO, Loyola University Health System Christopher R. Wood, MD, is chief medical information officer of Loyola University Health System. In this role, Dr. Wood connects the two worlds of information technology and medicine, helping physicians use data to improve care for their patients. He was recently named to a national list of “25 CMIOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review. Before joining Loyola, Dr. Wood was medical director of information systems at Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah. He has more than 15 years of experience working in clinical informatics, the science of managing data to help prevent disease, deliver more efficient care and increase the effectiveness of translational research.

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How Social Media Monitoring Can Improve Patient Care

The goal of the Healthcare industry has been to create an overall patient experience, one that gets patients to connect with doctors, to monitor their health activity at home and to be informed about their condition and needs. One third of Americans use social media research health conditions via social media and even make decisions […]


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