Asli Weitkamp, PhD

Associate Professor
Biomedical Informatics

Dr. Weitkamp is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Director of Strategic Clinical Decision Support (CDS) and Knowledge Engineering in HealthIT. In this role, she oversees the design and development for strategic CDS integrated into VUMC’s clinical systems. Dr. Weitkamp’s area of expertise focuses on Clinical Decision Support (CDS) design and delivery specifically leveraging CDS best practices to integrate evidence-based as well as Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven solutions that aim to improve key organizational performance metrics including quality, safety, and resource utilization. Her expertise is to utilize sustainable and data driven approaches to CDS and implement it in a fashion that brings the largest value to organizations, providers and patients while creating the least possible disruption. Dr. Weitkamp is an expert in implementing operational processes for CDS governance and lifecycle management. More recently, Dr. Weitkamp has been focusing on clinical knowledge management solutions to create mobilized and sustainable CDS solutions and have given multiple workshops and tutorials on this topic. Dr. Weitkamp has been a member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) since 2004. She has been an active member on AMIA committees including the Scientific Program Committee. She has served as reviewer for major journals in her field including, Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, International Journal of Medical Informatics, and Applied Clinical Informatics.

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