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G. Daniel Martich, MD
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G.  Daniel Martich, MD

  • ​Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), UPMC
  • Associate Chief Medical Officer, UPMC

Dr. Martich is one of the primary leaders behind UPMC’s extensive adoption of electronic medical records (EMRs).  Now known as UPMC eRecord, the system includes over 200 applications and has improved the safety, quality and cost-effectiveness of care at UPMC, widely recognized as a pioneer in the advanced use of information technology.

A critical care physician and cardiothoracic intensive care specialist, Dr. Martich joined UPMC in 1992 and soon started the critical care information system department to bring important data to the bedside. In 1999, he was named CMIO and in 2003 was appointed vice president and chief physician of the eRecord, responsible for developing standards of information-sharing and driving clinician adoption across all of UPMC’s hospitals and other care sites.

Dr. Martich is the clinical leader of UPMC’s interoperability project, which enables the seamless sharing of comprehensive patient information from disparate inpatient and outpatient systems. Under his direction, the interoperability team won a 2009 Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS) award.

In addition to his roles in information technology, Dr. Martich is a professor of critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He has authored more than 50 journal articles and book chapters on critical care medicine, heart and lung transplantation, electronic health records and information technology.

Dr. Martich received his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and a bachelor of science in chemistry from Bethany College. He completed his internal medicine residency at The Ohio State University and completed fellowship training in critical care medicine at the National Institutes of Health. He is a member of the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha.

 

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