Mark Frisse, MD, MBA, MSc, is a professor of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His academic responsibilities include directing the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management’s executive-level Masters of Management in Health Care program. Funded through the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research and the State of Tennessee, he was responsible for the creation, operation, and evaluation of a large health information exchange in Memphis, Tennessee. In this capacity he and his colleagues were among the first to implement many policies developed through the Connecting for Health Common Framework. His current research in privacy and security is funded through the SHARP research program of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
Prior to assuming his position at Vanderbilt, Frisse was Vice President in First Consulting Group’s Clinical Transformation Practice. Prior to joining First Consulting Group, Frisse was Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Clinical Information Services at Express Scripts. He served as general manager for their Practice Patterns Science subsidiary. He participated in the formation of RxHub – a new approach to electronic transmission of prescriptions from physicians to pharmacies. He was also responsible for the Express Scripts’ DrugDigest consumer Web site and was active in the development of Express Scripts’ consumer e-business strategy.
Frisse received his MD and MBA from Washington University and received a Master’s Degree in Medical Information Science from Stanford University. He is the author of approximately 50 scientific papers, reviews, and book chapters on medical informatics.
Frisse contributed to both the Markle Common Framework for Networked Personal Health Information and Common Framework for Private and Secure Information Exchange.