Top 25 Clinical Informaticists - 2010
Richard Ambrosino, 51, is medical director, clinical decision support and reporting, at 12-hospital University of Pittsburgh Medical Center health system, where he has worked in various informatics leadership roles for nearly a decade. He has led the system's efforts to improve functionality, rules and reports within its electronic health-record system. Before joining UPMC, Ambrosino, a physician, was co-director of the clinical informatics team at the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System, where he helped design and implement a computerized physician order entry system. His background also includes 20 years as a primary- and emergency-care physician.