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Peter Winkelstein

Executive Director of the Institute for Healthcare Informatics
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Electronic health/medical records; medical informatics; ethics and informatics; computer modeling

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Peter Winkelstein is a physician executive with extensive experience in medical management, medical informatics, financial analysis and computer modeling.

He can speak to the media about topics such as electronic health records, and how health data can be used to inform treatment decisions, improve health care and manage patient populations. Much of his research has focused on ethical issues in health care informatics.

Winkelstein has helped physician practices adopt electronic health records, and he leads UB’s Institute for Healthcare Informatics — a secure computing center that stores, aggregates and innovatively analyzes health care data, all in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

In relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, Winkelstein is leading a team that developed computer models to help health care providers in Erie County, New York prepare for potential surges in coronavirus cases.

CONTACT:

Peter Winklestein, MD, MBA
Executive Director of the Institute for Healthcare Informatics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at BuffaloChief Medical Informatics Officer, UBMD
Chief Medical Informatics Officer
, Kaleida Health

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