Featured Speaker

Reid Coleman, MD, FACP

CMIO, Nuance

Reid Coleman received his AB and MD from Brown University and then completed residency in internal medicine. During twenty years of practice as a primary care internist he also served as associate director of an ICU for three years and director of a residency program for three years. He then became Medical Informatics Officer for Lifespan, a four hospital system in Providence RI. During his tenure, three of the Lifespan hospitals achieved HIMSS Analytics Level 6 designation and the system received full Meaningful Use funding in the first year of the program. Dr. Coleman left Lifespan in 2011 to become CMIO for Evidence Based Medicine at Nuance Communications Inc. He is working on several projects to improve usability of EMR’s for clinicians and provide EMR and clinician tools to address changes in payment and coding including ICD-10.

He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown and continues to see patients in a residents’ clinic. He has received seven housestaff teaching awards, the AMDIS Physician Achievement Award in 2005, the Beckwith Family Award at Brown University for Excellence in Teaching in 2011, and in 2010 was named by Modern Healthcare Magazine as one of the top 25 Medical Informaticists in the United States.