Chief Executive Officer, InfoClin Analytics – Karim has been involved in many health related primary care IT projects over the last 20 years. His work on physician willingness to pay for electronic medical records (EMR) with McMaster University in the late 1990’s led to the EMR subsidy model that was used across Canada to encourage EMR uptake.
He has been involved in 2 large randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on clinical decision support (CDS) in primary care and has been involved in developing interoperability standards for Canada. He was the physician subject matter expert on Canada Health Infoway’s e-prescribing standards and interoperable electronic health record standard and on their Blueprint 2015 project. Karim also architected Canada’s Primary Care Chronic Disease Surveillance System (www.cpcssn.ca).