Michael Shabot is the System Chief Medical Officer for the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System of Houston, Tex, USA. He is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Health Information Sciences, University of Texas at Houston, USA. He previously served as the Memorial Hermann’s Chief Quality Officer. Under his leadership, Memorial Hermann received the National Quality Forum’s 2009, National Quality Leadership Award, and the VHA Foundation/National Business Group on Health’s National Patient Safety Leadership Award in 2008. Prior to joining Memorial Hermann, Dr. Shabot served as the Medical Director of Enterprise Information Services, Director of Surgical Intensive Care, and an Associate Director of Surgery at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Moreover, he is a recent past Chief of Staff at the Cedars-Sinai. He is board certified in general surgery and surgery critical care and specializes in general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care. Dr. Shabot is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Critical Care Medicine, and the American College of Medical Informatics. During his surgical residency, Dr. Shabot implemented a first generation electronic medical record system for the real-time management of critically ill patients. Since then he has overseen the development of numerous innovations in patient care including ambulatory systems. In addition, he has published over 330 papers, chapters, books, and abstracts on critical care, trauma, physiologic monitoring, and the use of computerized information systems for decision support, quality management, and clinical research. As a specialist in medical computer technology, Dr. Shabot conducts research on how systems can improve patient care, quality, and safety. With Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, he obtained a patent on a wireless clinical alerting system in 1999.
Biography Updated on 11 August 2009