William Crawford

Healthcare IT technology and policy expert

Boston, Massachusetts

Areas of Expertise:

  • healthcare
  • HIT
  • PHR
  • software development process
  • government
  • J2EE
  • software architecture
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • writing

William Crawford has been developing web-based enterprise applications since 1995, including one of the first web-based electronic medical record systems and some of the first enterprise-level uses of Java. He is currently the Director of the Informatics Solutions Group at Children's Hospital, Boston, where he and his team are building open source Personally Controlled Health Record systems and tools for managing agile development projects in healthcare and regulated industries.

Before returning to Children's Hospital, Will was a policy staff member for eHealth issues at the US Department of Health and Human Services. He continues to be a thought leader in Personal Health Records, and has been involved with several high profile initiatives, advising Fortune 500 companies, the Federal Government, and launching the highly successful PCHRI conference series. Prior to his government career, Will was Principal Software Architect at Perceptive Informatics, Inc., and Chief Technology Officer of Invantage, Inc.

Will is the co-author of Java Servlet Programming, 2nd Edition, Java Enterprise in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition, and J2EE Design Patterns. He has a degree in history from Yale and an MBA from MIT, which doesn't stop him from firing up his IDE when circumstances require.

Java Enterprise in a Nutshell Java Enterprise in a Nutshell
by Jim Farley, William Crawford
Third Edition November 2005
Print: $44.95

J2EE Design Patterns J2EE Design Patterns
by William Crawford, Jonathan Kaplan
September 2003
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $39.99

Java Enterprise in a Nutshell Java Enterprise in a Nutshell
by William Crawford, Jim Farley, David Flanagan
Second Edition April 2002
OUT OF PRINT

Java Servlet Programming Java Servlet Programming
by Jason Hunter
Second Edition April 2001
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $39.99

Java Professional Library Java Professional Library
by Kris Magnusson, David Flanagan, Jim Farley, William Crawford
November 2000
OUT OF PRINT

Java Enterprise in a Nutshell Java Enterprise in a Nutshell
by Kris Magnusson, David Flanagan, Jim Farley, William Crawford
September 1999
OUT OF PRINT

Java Servlet Programming Java Servlet Programming
by Jason Hunter
November 1998
OUT OF PRINT

"Authors Jim Farley, William Crawford, Prakash Malani, Justin Gehtland and John G Norman, have done an outstanding job of writing the third edition of a book that provides a pragmatic introduction to the latest release of Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE)...This most excellent book provides concise, fast paced tutorials on a broad range of enterprise Java tools and APIs. More importantly, this book is both a practical guide and quick reference for Java programmers who are writing enterprise applications. "
--John Vacca, Amazon.com