Dr. Arthur Davidson, Director of Public Health Informatics at Denver Public Health, is principal investigator of Colorado’s AHRQ-funded State and Regional Demonstration Project. Intimately involved with efforts to develop a regional health information organization in Colorado (CORHIO), he has advocated for local/state health department collaboration on informatics initiatives and Internet-enabled health data access. Since Colorado began this collaborative quest (2004), Dr. Davidson has been at the core, providing technical and clinical leadership for Colorado’s initiative to develop a statewide interoperable exchange (CORHIO).
Dr. Davidson is also director of the Denver Center for Public Health Preparedness, one of the original CDC-funded Advance Practice Centers between 1999 and 2004. Nationally, Dr. Davidson has been an invited discussant regarding public health surveillance, web-based clinical applications that support personal and public health care goals for improved patient care through systems analysis, and health services research. He was a member of the Population Health and Clinical Care Connection workgroup of the American Health Information Community and serves on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the CDC’s National Center for Public Health Informatics and the Board of Directors of the Colorado Health Institute.