Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Amy Y Wang, MD, MBI

Amy Y Wang, MD, MBI

Adjunct Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Health and Biomedical Informatics)

Focus of Work

Bio

My research interests are focused on the capture, exchange, and use of health information throughout all areas of healthcare to promote health, wellness, and engagement in patients and health professionals. Improving usability of electronic health record systems (EHRs) at the point of care encourages health professionals to document more completely and accurately. Following standards for sharing, analyzing, and presenting the information while integrating evidence-based guidelines promotes bette...[Read full text]My research interests are focused on the capture, exchange, and use of health information throughout all areas of healthcare to promote health, wellness, and engagement in patients and health professionals. Improving usability of electronic health record systems (EHRs) at the point of care encourages health professionals to document more completely and accurately. Following standards for sharing, analyzing, and presenting the information while integrating evidence-based guidelines promotes better medical decision making. Improving efficiency and outcomes through technology while preserving communication with patients and satisfaction of health professionals is a major challenge. It is essential to integrate health informatics throughout medical education to help physicians learn to optimize the use of health information.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1996)
  • MBI: Oregon Health & Science University , Biomedical Informatics (2015)
  • Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago - St. Francis Hospital, Family Medicine (1999)
  • Board Certification: Clinical Informatics, Family Medicine