Babatope Fatuyi, MD serves as Chief Medical Information Officer for UTHealth Houston and is a part-time faculty member at the School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI). He has an extensive operational and IT leadership history at all levels of Clinical Informatics Initiative with Proven outcomes. At UTHealth Houston, Dr Fatuyi Chairs the EHR Governance Taskforce which is responsible for the approval, direction setting and prioritization of EHR designs and content decisions to ensure that the best possible patient care is achieved using the EHR as an effective tool by way of the subcommittees/councils. He is also the Steering Committee Chair of the Center for Digital Healthcare Innovation (CDHI) at UTHealth Houston. CDHI at UTHealth Houston is set with a purpose to attain the sustenance of an end-to-end integrated, patient-centric EHR for the support of care-delivery, education and research. The Center focuses on the utilization of informatics and digital trends to drive maximal ROI on institutional investments in particular operational infrastructure and clinical technology.
Dr. Fatuyi previously served as the Physician and Healthcare Executive/Informaticist of The Advisory Board Company (now Optum Health), providing long-term management, interim management, and consulting services to hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, and large, independent physician practices, he served clients contractually by providing an in-depth knowledge of Cerner and EPIC implementations, hospital workflows, and optimization. He is accustomed to transitioning his skills to his client’s needs and dealing effectively with all corporate and hospital staff levels. Further, he served as the Chief Medical Information Officer for NYC Health + Hospitals. He was part of the various waves of the transition across the five boroughs of New York City. Dr. Fatuyi has engaged in over 20 hospital transitions/implementations with multi-years of a multifaceted approach to physician engagement.