David Kendrick, MD, MPH, FACP, is the principal investigator and CEO of MyHealth Access Network, Oklahoma’s non-profit health information network, which ensures that every Oklahoman’s complete health record is securely available where and when they need it for care and health decision-making. MyHealth serves more than 3 million patients and is focused on improving health in Oklahoma and beyond by implementing a community-wide infrastructure for healthcare IT. MyHealth was one of the original Beacon Communities selected by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. MyHealth is focused on providing advanced health information exchange, community-wide care coordination tools, and a robust decision support platform to support providers and patients in improving health.
Dr. Kendrick is Chair of the Board for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), and a Board member of the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC), Advisory Board to the Sequoia Project; and convening faculty+ for the Comprehensive Primary Care program (CPC). David proposed the Patient Centered Data Home™ (PCDH) model of nationwide interoperability, which enables secure patient record exchange among states and regions where individuals receive care. He served as Senior Counsel for Interoperability to the National Coordinator for Health IT and continues to work closely with the Office of ONC.
Dr. Kendrick also chairs the Department of Medical Informatics Department at the University of Oklahoma’s School of Community Medicine, and serves the OU Health Sciences Center as the Assistant Provost for Strategic Planning. The Department of Medical Informatics provides clinical information systems support to OU Physicians as well as analytics services for clinical operations and research. In addition, the Department operates a Health Access Network for the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority, providing care management services, quality improvement support, and technology for Oklahoma physicians serving more than 100,000 patients.