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Larry Deutsch


Larry Deutsch, MD, MPH  has been a pediatrician and public health champion for over five decades.
Dr. Deutsch earned his MD from the University of Wisconsin and his Masters in Public Health from Harvard. He remains in practice and also serves as councilman for Connecticut’s state capital of Hartford advocating for working families.
He has a lifetime of achievements serving as the Medical Director of Community Health Network ( CHN-the State of Connecticut’s health plan) as well as the Chief Medical Officer of The Charter Oak Health Center in Hartford, Connecticut.

Dr. Deutsch had similar concepts of a universal health record over 30 years ago ( in collaboration with Children’s Health Network , BPHC/HRSA) with the intention of keeping it interoperable, free, and in the public domain through USPHS or a nonproprietary government-funded entity.

In the 1990s, Dr. Deutsch presented these concepts at AMIA.  Dr. Deutsch has published several papers in public health policy and universal health care and was one of the esteemed mentors of Dr. Alexandra Chan (Katz) a former Connecticut public health leader in oral health from 2004-2012.
Larry Deutsch, MD, MPH

Brooklyn, New York.  Antioch College BS;  Univ. of Wisconsin MS, Physics;  high school teacher;  Univ. of Wisconsin MD;  Harvard School of Public Health MPH.

Project Director, Children’s Health Network:  HRSA/MCHB/BPHC 3-year funded project (1990s) developing interoperable standard SQL multi-site system for EHR. Intended for public-domain use with sharing protected clinical data in federal Uniform Ambulatory Care Data Set among local FQHCs, hospital EDs, SBHC, and clinical practices, with potential protected aggregation for local or regional public health data.

Medical Director, Connecticut statewide FQHC-based MCO for Medicaid and other payors.

Clinical practice (pediatrics) in HMOs and FQHCs.

Member, Hartford (Connecticut) City Council; Chair, Committee on Health and Human Services.

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