Top 25 Minority Leaders
Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer,
Palo Alto (Calif.) Medical Foundation
As vice president and chief medical information officer at the Palo Alto (Calif.) Medical Foundation, physician Paul Tang oversees clinical information systems that include an electronic health-record system and integrated personal health-record system. Tang, 54, is also a past board chairman of the American Medical Informatics Association and a member of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, the federal advisory committee on health information policy. An internist, he also is a consulting associate professor at Stanford University School of Medicine.