Top 25 Clinical Informaticists - 2012
Dr. Gregory Ator
Dr. Gregory Ator, 55, is chief medical informatics officer at 606-bed University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City. Ator was the leading physician champion in the development of the O2 clinical information system, which combines an EHR with elements aimed at eliminating redundant testing and expediting delivery of clinical information to relevant providers. He is a practicing otolaryngologist and associate professor of otolaryngology. He created and led a team of informatics physicians and a physician informatics liaison nurse to enable full physician participation in the EHR system.