Patrick Guffey

Chief Medical Information Officer

Children's Hospital Colorado


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Patrick's Summary

Patrick Guffey is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, and practices Pediatric and Obstetric anesthesia. He is Chief Medical Information Officer at Children's Hospital Colorado, Performance Improvement and Informatics Officer at the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Colorado, Medical Director of Perioperative Performance Improvement, and manages the quality programs for Perioperative Services and the Colorado Fetal Care Center. Patrick is board certified in clinical informatics, the chair of Epic system's steering board for pediatric anesthesiology, President of the Colorado Chapter of the Health Information Management Systems Society and a board member of the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization. Patrick's work with Epic centers on the use of perioperative protocols to improve safety and outcomes. He also partners with Epic, GE Healthcare, Codonics, and Omnicell to improve interoperability and decrease medical errors. Patrick serves as the Medical Director of the Anesthesia Quality Institute's Patient Safety Organization where he helped develop the first national, specialty specific, reporting system for adverse events. He is also a member of the Children's Hospital Association's Patient Safety Team. His research interests center on application of the Electronic Health Record and Clinical Informatics to improve quality, safety and outcomes. Patrick is particularly interested in using Lean principles, informatics and strong safety cultures to drive highly reliable patient care.

About Patrick

  • Span of Control

    The number of people reporting to them

    lt 10

  • Industry

    Health care

  • Size of Company

    In terms of revenue

    lt $10 Million

  • Employees of Company

    The number of people working for this company


  • Business Function

    Information Technology/Engineering

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