Shuhan He, MD, is an esteemed faculty member at both the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Lab of Computer Science at Massachusetts General Hospital. He also holds the title of Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. He's primary research interests encompass clinical informatics, computer science, emergency medicine, and health informatics.
Primary Research Interests:
Clinical Informatics: The study and application of information technology to deliver healthcare services. Dr. He delves into how data and computational systems can be optimized to improve patient care and outcomes.
Computer Science: Beyond traditional clinical applications, Dr. He explores the broader implications and utilities of computer science in medicine, focusing on software development, algorithms, and data analysis relevant to healthcare.
Emergency Medicine: As a practitioner in this field, Dr. He's research involves studying the best practices, interventions, and technologies that can be employed in emergency scenarios to save lives and improve patient outcomes.
Health Informatics: This encompasses the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, adoption, and application of IT-based innovations in healthcare services delivery, management, and planning.
Notable Achievements and Contributions:
Development and global introduction of the Anatomic heart and lung Emoji for mobile devices.
Co-founding of GetUsPPE, a significant initiative during the COVID-19 pandemic that distributed 18 million pieces of personal protective equipment.
Founder of ConductScience.com, a platform supplying over 2400 laboratories worldwide with cutting-edge scientific technologies.
Impact: Dr. He's research and initiatives have bridged the gap between technology and healthcare, providing tools, resources, and knowledge that have enhanced patient care, facilitated medical education, and addressed critical needs during global health crises.
Dr. He's work and contributions have been highlighted in several renowned publications and platforms, including Fast Company, Nature, The Verge, Time, and Forbes. He has also received accolades such as being named one of Emergency Medicine's 25 under 45 and Modern HealthCare Top 25 Emerging Leaders.