Eric Hartz, MD, is the chief medical information officer at Eastern Maine Medical Center. Hartz shares his time between the practice of medical oncology at CancerCare of Maine and his position as EMO at Eastern Maine. He attended undergraduate school at the University of Illinois in Urbana before attending medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Hartz completed his internal medicine training and medical oncology fellowship at the Ohio State University Hospitals in Columbus.
Hartz is interested in patient safety initiatives, including development of decision support tools and standardized order sets. He has presented tutorials on development of patient safety rules/alerts at the American Medical Informatics Association annual meeting, and has traveled around the country assisting in standardized order set development.