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Josh Mandel
Lead Architect, SMART Plataforms, Harvard Medical School

Website | @JoshCMandel

Josh Mandel is a physician and software engineer with a special interest in building tools that support app developers new to the health domain. After earning an S.B. in computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.D. at the Tufts University School of Medicine, he joined the faculty of the Children’s Hospital Informatics Program and Harvard Medical School, where he serves as lead architect for the SMART Platforms team ( With SMART, he’s helping to foster an ecosystem of “substitutable” medical applications that can run in multiple EMRs, PHRs, and data mining platforms.


Platforms Salon H-K
Josh Mandel (Harvard Medical School), David Kreda (SMART Platforms)
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Developers struggle to integrate clinical apps with today's EHR systems. SMART Platforms has built an open-source tool that exposes a lightweight RESTful API on top of Meaningful Use standards. In this session we'll dig into the challenges of working with patient-level health data, framing solutions with a case study (and live demo) of SMART's Pediatric Growth Chart app. Read more.

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