Tom Kaszemacher

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City


Tom Kaszemacher is a senior software engineer and member of The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Mr. Kaszemacher’s work focuses on the use of big data tools and distributed computing techniques to digitize health records, supporting genomic discovery and implementation research in precision medicine, toward the goal of making personalized medicine a reality for providers and patients in the Mount Sinai Health System.
Mr. Kaszemacher is leading software development of CLIPMERGE, a standalone clinical decision support platform that is interfaced with electronic health records. CLIPMERGE delivers clinical guidance in the form of precision medicine alerts to providers at the point of care in real time. Mr. Kaszemacher is also highly involved in the integration of clinical natural language processing to unlock important diagnostic, treatment and outcomes information that is typically found only in narrative clinical documentation. Tom’s work is the backbone of renowned clinical genomic medicine implementation programs at Mount Sinai including the National Institutes of Health, National Human Genome Research Institutes (NIH/NHGRI) funded projects, eMERGE PGx and IGNITE/GUARDD studies. Mr. Kaszemacher obtained his Master’s Degree in Sciences, Health and Applications from the University Denis Diderot in Paris, France while majoring in mathematics and computer science.

At Future Medicine 2017 he will talk about "Providing Real-Time Genomic-Driven Decision Support for Personalized Care"