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Seminar: Meeting primary care information needs with information technology

Seminar Presentation

Chuck Norlin

Chuck Norlin, MD
Professor, Pediatrics, and
Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Informatics

Location: HSEB 4100B
Date: Oct. 28, 2011
Time: 4:15 - 5:15 pm


Chuck Norlin, M.D. is Professor of Pediatrics and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah School of Medicine, where he practices and teaches general pediatrics. He practiced general pediatrics in Salt Lake City for 10 years before joining the faculty in 1990 and he served as Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics from 1993-2010. Since 2001, Dr. Norlin has directed the Medical Home Portal (, a web-based information resource to support primary care clinicians and families in caring and advocating for children with special health care needs. He has served as co-director, in collaboration with the Utah Department of Health, of three medical home/integrated services implementation projects funded by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Dr. Norlin serves as director of the Utah Pediatric Partnership to Improve Healthcare Quality (UPIQ), established in 2003 to improve the health of Utah’s children by promoting and supporting quality improvement in primary care practices. He is also medical director and principal investigator of the Children’s Healthcare Improvement Collaboration, a 5-year project funded by a CHIPRA Quality Demonstrations grant (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) aimed at developing systems to improve and support quality in children’s healthcare for Utah and Idaho. As part of this project, he is working with Guilherme Del Fiol, MD, PhD and Scott Narus, PhD to develop a Pediatric Patient Summary aimed at compiling clinical data from a health information exchange into a useful summary to guide clinical decision making about children with chronic and complex conditions.