Martin Harris, MD
C. Martin Harris, MD is the Chief Information Officer and Chairman of the Information Technology Division of Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Harris’ interest and expertise in the area of improving the practice of medicine through the innovative application of information technology is reflected in his serving on numerous national policy and technology organizations.
Dr. Harris was appointed to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Information Technology Standards Committee, which is charged with making recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information.
Dr. Harris is a Past Chairman of the Board of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), as well as Health and Human Services Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine, which serves as an advisory body to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services
He has been a presidential appointment to the Commission on Care for America’s Wounded Warriors, and to the Congressional Commission on Systemic Interoperability, which studies the steps required to develop a national health information network. Dr. Harris is also a Former Advisor to the Director of the National Institutes of Health
Dr. Harris received his BA and MD from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. His residency training in general internal medicine was completed at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar fellowship in General Internal Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and holds an MBA in healthcare management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania