Committee on Improving the Patient Record in Response to Increasing Functional Requirements and Technological Advances

DON E. DETMER (Chair),* Professor of Surgery and Business Administration and Vice President for Health Sciences,

University of Virginia, Charlottesville

MARION J. BALL, Associate Vice President for Information Resources,

University of Maryland, Baltimore

G. OCTO BARNETT,* Professor of Medicine,

Harvard Medical School,

and Director,

Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

DONALD M. BERWICK, Associate Professor of Pediatrics,

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

MORRIS F. COLLEN,* Director Emeritus and Consultant,

Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California

NICHOLAS E. DAVIES, Practitioner of Internal Medicine,

Atlanta, Georgia

RUTH E. GARRY, Senior Manager,

Group Benefits Services Division, CNA Insurance Companies, Chicago, Illinois

THOMAS Q. MORRIS, Professor of Clinical Medicine,

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University,

and Past President,

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York

JOHN A. NORRIS, Corporate Executive Vice President,

Hill and Knowlton, Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts,

and Lecturer in Health Law,

Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

EDWARD H. SHORTLIFFE,* Professor of Medicine and Computer Science; Head,

Division of General Internal Medicine;

and Director,

Medical Information Sciences Training Program, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California

Liaison Members


Office of Program Assessment and Information, Health Standards and Quality Bureau, Health Care Financing Administration, Baltimore, Maryland


National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland


Member, Institute of Medicine.


Deceased, April 1991.

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