Andrew S. Kanter, MD MPH FACMI FAMIA
Chief Medical Officer, Intelligent Medical Objects; Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology
Dr. Kanter is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology at Columbia University. Interested in application of ICT to health in the developing world, he has worked or traveled in more than 50 countries. Prior to joining Columbia, he spent 12 years with a private medical informatics company where he helped develop the Healthmatics EHR now being sold by Allscripts. He currently is Chief Medical Officer for Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO) which provides medical terminology and consulting services to other health information technology companies and over 4,000 hospitals. He is currently appointed to Columbia University in the Departments of Biomedical Informatics (College of Physicians & Surgeons) and Epidemiology (Mailman School of Public Health) and previously supported the development and implementation of the Millennium Villages Global-Network (MVG-Net) for the Millennium Villages Project (MVP). He directs the Columbia International eHealth Lab (CIEL) in the Department of Biomedical Informatics which supports eHealth work around the world particularly via open source solutions like OpenMRS. He works with the OHDSI community on value sets and e-phenotyping, and incorporating standard terminologies.