Solome Mekbib - UWS Connected Whole Health

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Solome Mekbib joined the University of Western States in 2020 as the clinic health care analyst. She serves as a data analyst and a liaison between UWS clinic and Oregon Community Health Information Network (OCHIN); evaluating clinic performance metrics to improve efficiency, interoperability, safety and quality of patient-centered care delivery. Solome enhances clinical decision support through analyzing clinical data, developing workflow initiatives, process maps, enhancement packs and audit reports to optimize patient outcomes and communicate the current trends in the health care system. She provides EPIC leadership and training to clinicians, students and front office staff to improve user experience. She is scientific research pioneer who published an information systems and neuroscience article i.e. The Application of Biometric tools in Understanding Cognitive behavior.

Her interests are patient care, chronic care management, population health and clinical informatics. She is a member of American Medical Informatics Association, Oregon HIMSS and the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine.

Solome is of Ethiopian decent and likes sightseeing, waterfalls and visiting exotic places. Solome enjoys hiking in the Pacific Northwest, gardening, drawing and playing the piano.