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David McCallie, Jr., MD

  • David McCallie, Jr., M.D., senior vice president, Medical Informatics, is director of the Cerner Medical Informatics Institute. He is responsible for a research and development team focused on developing innovations at the intersection of computer science and clinical medicine. His most recently completed project was the design of Cerner’s ePrescribing system and the Community Health Record. He is currently working on the definition of the next generation of personal health records, known as Independent Health Record Trusts.

    Dr. McCallie joined Cerner in 1991. He was previously responsible for the development of Cerner’s clinical nomenclature system and the PowerNote™ structured clinical documentation tool. He also was the chief architect for open clinical foundation, Cerner’s clinical data repository. He is a member of Cerner’s architecture cabinet.

    Prior to joining Cerner, McCallie was director of research computing at Children’s Hospital in Boston, Mass., and an instructor in neurology at Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His research background includes using computers to create three-dimensional models of seizure-induced brain electrical activity.

    McCallie earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science at Duke University. He earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School. McCallie has published numerous articles and presented frequently on the subject of healthcare informatics. He is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association.