David C. Kendrick, MD, MPH
Dr. David Kendrick is an associate professor of internal medicine and pediatrics and the Kaiser Chair of Community Medicine at the University of Oklahoma’s School of Community Medicine (SOCM). In addition, he serves the University’s Health Sciences Center as the Provost for Strategic Planning and serves as the Chief of the Division of Community Medical Informatics. In this capacity, David is charged with defining and implementing healthcare information systems strategy for the SOCM and the community it serves. In particular, Dr. Kendrick is developing systems required to support patient centered medical homes and to connect them with one another in ways that measurably improve the lives of patients and ultimately the health and quality of life of the entire community.
David is also the principle investigator and CEO of the MyHealth Access Network, a Beacon Community. MyHealth is focused on improving health in the greater Tulsa area by implementing a community-wide infrastructure for healthcare IT. MyHealth is focused on providing advanced health information exchange, community-wide care coordination tools, and a robust decision support platform to support providers striving to provide high quality care in the face of overwhelming data availability. An advanced community analytics platform is being implemented to enable evaluation and measurement of health and performance across the community.