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RESIDENT EXPERT:
Michael Paquin
Health Information Technology Expert with more than 30 years of experience in Healthcare
Michael's performance and critical thinking about the back office needs of the paperless office combined with his innovations in connecting devices to the electronic health record has produced eleven industry awards from leading organizations that notably include: two from Frost & Sullivan for innovation and strategy; The Medical Records Institute for his combined work in electronic health records, e-health, mobile health, and related applications of medical devices at their 'Towards the Electronic Patient Record (TEPR)' conference; similar recognition from the prestigious 'The Emerging Technologies and Healthcare Innovations Congress (TETHIC)' and Microsoft. This expanding appreciation and relationship capital within the industry led to his tenure as 2005-06 chairman of Microsoft’s Healthcare Users Group, (MSHUG) and his appointment as a Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Fellow in 2006.

Michael has been accepted as a member of the HIMSS Ambulatory Task Force, and Co-Chair of the Cardiovascular Group of CCHIT.

Michael offers a unique insight and customer focused approach to the physicians office and its needs. In his current role as President of MDP Group Inc., Michael is an advocate for realistic solutions and strategies for physicians offices and their needs as it relates to information technology. Now Michael can answer your questions online.