Friday, June 17, 2011
Featured Physician Executive: Carol Steltankamp, MD, MBA
This week's featured physician executive is Dr. Carol Steltankamp.
Carol Steltankamp, MD, MBA, is Chief Medical Information Officer, UK HealthCare: Co-Chair, Kentucky eHealth Network
Dr. Steltenkamp is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky with experience in private practice and traditional academic medicine. Dr. Steltenkamp received a B.S. from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH and an M.D. from the University of Cincinnati. After completing her MBA at the University of Kentucky, she became particularly interested in Healthcare Information Technology and Financing and their impact on her ability to provide the highest quality of care for her patients in a cost-effective manner. Dr. Steltenkamp is the Chief Medical Information Officer for UK HealthCare and is the Co-Chair of the Kentucky eHealth Network. She is an active clinician, educator, and funded researcher. She is a recognized leader in the implementation and use of the electronic medical record to improve health outcomes.