Physician Community Podcast

Episode #8: One-on-One with William Bria, MD, CMIO, Shriners Hospitals for Children System


Dr. Bria has been a leader in applied medical informatics for over 25 years. He was selected as one of Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in 2008. He currently serves as chairman of the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS) Board and chair of the AMDIS/HIMSS Physician Community. Dr. Bria discusses his career in medical informatics and the role that HIT plays at Shriners Hospitals for Children System. He shares background on the collaboration between AMDIS and HIMSS and current Physician Community projects. Learn about the annual AMDIS Physician Computer Connection and their major focus in the coming year. The interview was conducted by Jack Varga, MD, MHSA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Physician Informaticist, Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC.