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Cheng-Kai Kao, Biomedical Informatics instructor

Cheng-Kai Kao, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Chief Medical Information Officer; Medical Director, Office of International Programs

Cheng-Kai Kao, MD, is an assistant professor and academic hospitalist in the department of medicine where he is the medical director of informatics, chair of the clinical process review committee, and medical director of international patient services. He is board certified in clinical informatics and his areas of interests include mobile health, clinical decision support, population health and international patient care. In his role as medical director of informatics, his work focuses on leveraging mobile technology to enhance clinical workflow, developing clinical decision support tools, and making innovations to improve care quality and patient experience.

Read about Dr. Kao's thoughts on Driving Innovation in Healthcare Informatics and why entrepreneurship will continue to play a central role in the field’s growth.