Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Management
Nader Mherabi, senior vice president and vice dean, chief information officer, is responsible for all information technology (IT) activities for NYU Langone Medical Center. He previously was vice president for IT product solutions and chief technology officer for NYU Langone Medical Center, responsible for technology strategy, infrastructure engineering, networks, data centers, application architecture, systems deployment and support across the Medical Center. Mr. Mherabi has designed, developed and implemented many large-scale diverse systems for NYU Langone and has extensive experience in IT systems development technologies, hospital clinical systems integration, research and education systems. Mr. Mherabi successfully developed an operational architecture for NYU Langone Medical Center for in-house application development and integration, an electronic data repository and dashboard and warehouse, research infrastructure for computational and collaboration, and over 40 additional mid-size applications in research, education and clinical care environments. During his 23 years in the information technology field, Mr. Mherabi has designed, developed and implemented large-scale diverse systems for top fortune 500 companies worldwide, such as Credit Suisse and CitiGroup, and held several prominent IT management positions including senior director at Mount Sinai NYU Health, vice president at Credit Suisse First Boston, vice president at Citibank, and senior application developer at AT&T and Aurora Consulting.
Healthcare Information Technology: Public Policy and Management
This course describes the growing involvement of government in stimulating and directing the development of information technology in healthcare organizations. Included is a discussion of attempts to exchange information for the purposes of improving the quality of personal healthcare and public health. Methods for determining the financial value of information technology are described. Techniques for insuring the security and privacy of health information are presented. How information systems and technology can improve the quality of service provided to consumers and the clinical quality of health care is examined.