Douglas K. Martin, MD

Douglas K. Martin, MD, is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and a Research Scientist with the Regenstrief Center for Biomedical Informatics (RCBMI) where he guides the overall core development effort of the Regenstrief Biomedical Informatics section. He is a board-certified general internist with formal training and over 30 years experience in healthcare informatics and health services research. 

Prior to joining the faculty at Indiana University, he was the senior informatician for Medsphere Systems Corporation, a leading innovator in the open source healthcare market. Before joining Medsphere, Martin was co-founder and CEO of a healthcare IT consulting and software development firm, Clinical Informatics Associates, Inc. In that role, he was the principal architect and developer of the VueCentric Framework, an extensible, component-based architecture adopted by the Indian Health Service as the foundation for their electronic health record, the RPMS-EHR. 

Prior to that, he served as a medical informatics consultant for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), where he worked with a consortium of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) service networks to develop a multi-tier, component-based clinical desktop application.  Prior to joining SAIC, he worked as a practicing primary care physician and clinical informatician at the VHA where he was the primary architect and developer of the VHA’s national distributed clinical data repository and decision support system.

Dr. Martin specializes in clinical data modeling, clinical vocabularies, clinical repository architecture, health information exchange technologies, healthcare data standards, clinical decision support systems, and component-based medical record systems.