Douglas J. Hartman

Dr. Douglas J. Hartman is the Associate Director of the Division of Pathology Informatics at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and a gastrointestinal pathologist. He has been implementing digital pathology for primary signout as well as for telepathology at UPMC. He has developed a smartphone application titled “Pocket Pathologist” for the rapid submission of consultations using a smartphone. This application was the first of its kind and represents an expansion of the use of smartphone technology into the anatomic pathology arena. Dr. Hartman has also been a leader within the UPMC health system in assessing the recent Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience guidelines released by the United States Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Dr. Hartman’s research in informatics is varied but focuses on practical application of informatics. He has published on informatics topics and given national talks based on his informatics work.


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