October 17, 2023

Regenstrief research scientist named chief health informatics officer at Eskenazi Health

Randall Grout, MD

Regenstrief Institute Research Scientist Randall Grout, M.D., M.S., has been named the chief health informatics officer of Eskenazi Health.

Dr. Grout will lead research informatics initiatives and services while championing and providing leadership to efforts surrounding clinical information systems and data. He has served as the director of clinical informatics and learning health systems at Eskenazi since 2021 and also is an assistant professor of pediatrics at IU School of Medicine.

Dr. Grout’s research and service focuses on learning health systems infrastructure and supporting continuous study and improvement natively embedded in a healthcare system. He has a special emphasis on clinical informatics and empowering clinical research.  He was among the nation’s first cohorts of learning health systems researchers through the Regenstrief Institute’s Learning Health Systems Center for Excellence.

Through its longstanding affiliations with Regenstrief and IU School of Medicine, Eskenazi works to provide the best healthcare for its patients through the production of research and health information and systems technology.

Randall Grout, M.D., M.S.
In addition to his role as a research scientist with the Clem McDonald Center for Biomedical Informatics at Regenstrief Institute, Randall Grout, M.D., M.S., is the chief health informatics officer of Eskenazi Health. He is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

About Eskenazi Health
For more than 160 years, Eskenazi Health has provided high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered health care to Central Indiana. Accredited by The Joint Commission, nationally recognized programs include a Level I trauma center, regional burn center, comprehensive senior care program, women’s and children’s services, teen and adolescent care programs, Lifestyle Health & Wellness Center, Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center, and a network of primary care sites located throughout the neighborhoods of Indianapolis known as Eskenazi Health Center. In partnership with the Regenstrief Institute, Eskenazi Health conducts groundbreaking work that informs health information technology around the globe. As the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County (HHC), Eskenazi Health partners with the Indiana University School of Medicine whose physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services.

About Regenstrief Institute
Founded in 1969 in Indianapolis, the Regenstrief Institute is a local, national and global leader dedicated to a world where better information empowers people to end disease and realize true health. A key research partner to Indiana University, Regenstrief and its research scientists are responsible for a growing number of major healthcare innovations and studies. Examples range from the development of global health information technology standards that enable the use and interoperability of electronic health records to improving patient-physician communications, to creating models of care that inform clinical practice and improve the lives of patients around the globe.

Sam Regenstrief, a nationally successful entrepreneur from Connersville, Indiana, founded the institute with the goal of making healthcare more efficient and accessible for everyone. His vision continues to guide the institute’s research mission.

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