Henry Chueh, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Medicine, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Medicine-General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD 1989
MS 1989
decision support systems, clinical; electronic mail; information storage and retrieval; medical records systems, computerized; patient care management; software

Henry Chueh is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Laboratory of Computer Science, and Director of Informatics at the MGH Clinical Research Program and the MGH Cardiac Program. He is also a staff physician internist at MGH. A graduate of Harvard College, he received a medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1989 and a simultaneous master's degree in medical informatics through the combined Harvard/MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program. After his residency training in internal medicine at MGH, Dr. Chueh was a Research Fellow in Medical Informatics at the MGH Laboratory of Computer Science.

Following his informatics fellowship, Dr. Chueh joined the Department of Medicine faculty at Harvard Medical School. His research at MGH has revolved around novel approaches to electronic health records, several of which are in active use today at the hospital and elsewhere in Boston. His current efforts involve the exploration of intelligent, “just-in-time” integration of enterprise clinical data for disease management and the use of XML for clinical data sharing and transformation.

Dr. Chueh is a current member of the Biomedical Library Review Committee, the primary review group for the National Library of Medicine. He was a member of the Scientific Program Committee for the AMIA 1998 Annual Symposium, and he received the Center of Healthcare Information Management Award at the AMIA 1993 fall meeting. He has been an elected fellow of the American College oF Meidcal Informaics since 1999.