PAUL C. TANG, M.D., is Medical Director of Information Systems at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Medical School. He is responsible for the planning and implementation of a new clinical information system for the health system, while maintaining his clinical and teaching responsibilities at the medical school. Dr. Tang received his B.S. and M.S. (Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi) in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and his M.D. (Alpha Omega Alpha) from University of California at San Francisco. He is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Tang directed research on physician workstations at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories for 10 years. He is chairman of the Computer-based Patient Record Institute (CPRI) and a Board member of the American Medical Informatics Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics and the American College of Physicians.
ERIC TANGALOS, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. He attended the University of Michigan as an undergraduate before going on to obtain a medical degree from Loyola University's Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Tangalos has served as Vice Chair of the Mayo Foundation Communication Committee. He was Course Director of the "First Mayo Telemedicine Symposium" and Co-Director for the "Second International Conference on the Medical Aspects of Telemedicine." He is a founding Board Member of the American Telemedicine Association and Immediate Past President of the American Medical Directors Association. He currently serves on the Editorial Boards for the international Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare and its stateside counterpart, the Telemedicine Journal. Dr. Tangalos is also a member of the FCC Telecommunications and Health Care Advisory Committee.