Vimal K. Mishra, MD
July 30, 2021 / Share:
Dr. Vimal Mishra is an associate professor of medicine and health administration at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, specializing in internal medicine and health informatics. As a physician providing hospital-based medical care, his work lies at the intersection of delivering high-quality clinical care and leading innovative clinical and digital transformation. He serves as the medical director at VCU Health and is responsible for providing the vision, strategy, thought, and clinical leadership to enterprise-wide virtual and digital health efforts. He provides subject matter expertise in integrating the practice of medicine with computer/information science and business settings. He guides designing, planning, implementation, adoption, optimization of the electronic medical record and clinical decision tools to enable high quality, safe, effective and efficient patient care. He has led the team in development of the virtual health ecosystem at VCU Health, which includes Virtual Clinics (direct to consumer), Ambulatory Telemedicine Clinics, Acute Care Telehealth services, Project ECHO (tele-education), Remote Patient Monitoring programs for population health and chronic disease management, Tele-ICU, Tele-stroke, Mobile Health, e-Consults, asynchronous & synchronous digital services.
Dr. Mishra serves as Director of Digital Health for the American Medical Association (AMA). In this role, he provides clinical and strategic leadership for AMA national programs focused on development, implementation, EHR optimization, and adoption of evidence-based digital health solutions. He serves as a clinical lead for programs like Physician Innovation Network (PIN), a collaborative focused on establishing best practices for mhealth apps (Xcertia), health tech accelerator relationships, and provide research leadership to advance the AMA digital health research agenda.
His research interest focuses on complex health care processes and delivery and the application of multidisciplinary approaches that integrate systems science, artificial intelligence, informatics, operations research, and management methodologies to improve health care safety, quality, efficiency, and effectiveness.
Dr. Mishra completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is board-certified in internal medicine and clinical informatics and holds graduate degree from the Duke Fuqua School of Business.