Misys Healthcare Systems, Raleigh, N.C., has hired Jacob Reider, M.D., to be medical director for research and development at the healthcare software provider. Reider is a practicing family physician from Slingerlands, N.Y., with 15 years of experience working with healthcare IT. Misys said Reider, 43, will offer a physicians perspective to Misys software designers to ensure that the companys products work the way a physician expects them to. Reider has been a consultant to Misys for about a year. Reider is an associate editor of Physicians First Watch, a daily medical news update from the New England Journal of Medicine. Reider also is the author of a blog, docnotes.net, which provides notes from a family physician, and helped develop medlogs.com, which offers links to medical news stories.
Reider, Jacob, M.D.
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