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CEO: Joe Weber
During his over 40 years in the healthcare industry, Joe has been engaged in medical research, hospital
administration, consulting, and marketing – with a heavy focus on dictation, transcription, speech recognition, natural-language
processing, and EHRs. Joe has published and presented extensively on a variety of topics, mostly related
to clinical documentation. He was CEO/founder of Lexicore, a healthcare speech-recognition company; Exec.
Vice President of DVI, a leading dictation vendor, which was acquired by MedQuist/M*Modal; Associate Director for Ambulatory
Care at Cook County Hospital; and a Biostatistician at the National Institutes of Health.
Joe is the holder of 3 U.S. patents, one of which was for Smartype Speedtyping Software
for medical transcription. He is a founding member of the prestigious Davies EHR Excellence Award Program
of HIMSS, and served for 7 years on the Board of Directors of the Medical Transcription Industry Association (MTIA).
Joe was the Moderator of the Clinical Documentation Challenge at TEPR for 10 years. He has a B.A. in Biology
from Brandeis, an M.S. in Biostatistics from Columbia, and an M.S. in Management from M.I.T.