Dr. Paul Biondich is a senior medical informatics researcher and pediatrician whose research interests include informatics interventions in resource-constrained environments, decision support systems and open communities of practice.
Dr. Paul Biondich is a Medical Informatics Researcher at the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and Indiana University School of Medicine, where his research interests include decision support systems and controlled medical vocabularies. As a practicing pediatrician, he has significant experience in the design, implementation, and installation of multiple decision support systems, particularly within outpatient settings.
He is active nationally in pediatric vocabulary and guideline developmental efforts. Much of this work with the American Academy of Pediatrics involves the disambiguation and active revision of pre-existing clinical guidelines, along with the ultimate development of supporting standardized vocabularies. He also has practical experience with clinical repository development, having co-developed a next generation, open source, enterprise-quality repository designed to support HIV care in sub-Saharan Africa.