Harm J. Scherpbier, MD, MS
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 923-7583 fax
MD, University of Groningen (Netherlands)
MS, Erasmus University (Netherlands)
Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health
Research and Practice Interest
Clinical Decision Support
Population Health Analytics
Healthcare Business Intelligence
Health Informatics & Population Health Analytics
Dr. Harm Scherpbier is Health IT Analyst and Physician Leader at BanterHIT, helping Health IT firms and healthcare provider organizations set strategies for marketing and product direction—from concept development to concrete impelementation. Current projects include:
- Electronic health record (EMR) design and development for a large global health IT firm
- Population health analytics strategy and product direction for a global population health management firm
- Personal health record strategy
- Analytics approaches in patient privacy and workflow optimization
- Interoperability and health data exchange
- Clinical decision support strategy
Dr. Scherpbier teaches Health Informatics & Population Health Analytics at the Jefferson College of Population Health. His educational style and philosophy emphasize hands-on, practical learning, team work, and collaboration and synergy with industry and market trends.
Dr. Scherpbier previously was Chief Medical Information Officer at Main Line Health, a five-hospital Integrated Health Network near Philadelphia, PA, where he was responsible for the implementation of healthcare information systems and electronic patient records for physicians, nurses and other clinicians throughout the health system. He held positions in software engineering and product design and development at Siemens Health Services, CareScience, Aetna US Healthcare and SMS. He serves on the Advisory Board of Haystack Informatics and VitalTrax.
Dr. Scherpbier was born and raised in the Netherlands. He completed his medical training at the University of Groningen and his MS in Medical Informatics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications
- Multi-National, Multi-Institutional Analysis of Clinical Decision Support Data Needs to Inform Development of the HL7 Virtual Medical Record Standard
- Optimizing U.S. healthcare processes: A case study in business process management
- Computerized pharmacokinetics on an institutional clinical information system.
- A simple approach to physician entry of patient problem list.