Focused on the intersection of informatics, engineering, technology, clinical research and innovation, Dr. Anil Jain is Senior VP and Chief Medical Officer of Explorys, formed in 2009 based on innovations that he developed while at the Cleveland Clinic. In April 2015, Explorys was acquired by IBM as an integral component of the newly formed Watson Health business unit.
Dr. Jain currently directs the informatics and analytics innovations, product management and software development as well as leading the life sciences business unit. Dr. Jain has served on state and national committees focused on driving quality & research through health IT. In addition, he has authored more than 100 publications and abstracts and has delivered numerous talks on the benefits of sustainable health IT innovation.
Dr. Jain received a degree in Biomedical Engineering and a medical degree from Northwestern University. After arriving from Chicago, Dr. Jain began his career at Cleveland Clinic in 1995 and until July 2011, served as Senior Executive Director of IT where he led Health IT innovations, including the e-Research programs, quality informatics and created solutions to monitor the “meaningful use” of EMRs to support the EHR Incentive Program. He has previously served as a leader within Better Health Greater Cleveland and is a former co-Director of Informatics of Case Western School of Medicine’s CTSA. He continues to practice and teach medicine part-time at the Department of Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic.
He is an active member of the Health Information Management & Systems Society (HIMSS) and the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and is a Fellow of the American College of Medicine (ACP). He is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).