Thomas W. Turbiak, M.D., FACEP, Appointed Chief Medical Information Officer at Saint Francis

Thomas W. Turbiak, M.D., FACEP, Appointed Chief Medical Information Officer at Saint Francis (Hartford, Conn. February 3, 2015) – Thomas. W. Turbiak, M.D., FACEP, has been named Chief Medical Information Officer at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. 

In his new role, Turbiak will support the development, implementation and use of clinical information systems to give patients greater access to their own medical records and enable the medical staff to deliver the highest quality patient care. 

“EpiCare, the electronic medical record that was implemented at Saint Francis last year, is a powerful tool for improving the quality of care and patient safety at Saint Francis,” he said. “The protected health information contained in EpiCare is available to all caregivers, and patients have easy access to their own medical information as well.” Turbiak will continue to serve as the Associate Director and Vice Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Saint Francis.   

Turbiak earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed a residency in emergency medicine at Georgetown. As a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine at University of Connecticut School of Medicine, he teaches and trains medical students and residents.  

  

About Saint Francis 

Saint Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897.  Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England.  Other major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center, and the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research.  Its services are supported by a network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited throughout the region.  For more information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.