• CHIO – Emory Healthcare

    Emory Healthcare seeks a dynamic, distinguished leader to serve as its Chief Health Informatics Officer (CHIO). Emory Healthcare is focused on delivering world-class, compassionate patient care while advancing its education and research missions. The CHIO will be pivotal in leveraging technology and driving the development and deployment of information technology used across multiple disciplines including medical, nursing, and pharmacy.

    Reporting directly to the Chief Information and Digital Officer, the CHIO is an inaugural role and will be responsible for advancing informatics, training, and the digital patient experience across the 11-hospital academic health system. They will be responsible for creating a leading informatics team to find ways to both optimize and innovate the use of the EHR, Epic, and all the systems that comprise the broader portfolio of clinical applications and clinical processes. The CHIO will also provide strategic leadership in technology initiatives related to digital innovation including virtual care, data analytics and infrastructure that relate to the patient and clinician experience, seeking to identify opportunities to lower the barriers to patient care while concurrently focusing on the quadruple aim. The CHIO is instrumental in supporting enterprise strategies to achieve the highest outcomes in patient safety, quality of care, operational performance, research and education across the clinical continuum.

    The CHIO will develop strong, trusting relationships and communicate effectively across the health system. The CHIO must be viewed as a collaborative leader who is customer-focused and patient-oriented, leading change effectively and delivering results within a transforming and complex health system. The CHIO should have a transparent and proactive communication style and be able to speak effectively with diverse stakeholder groups including clinicians, IT professionals, researchers and administrative leaders.

    The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of building and elevating clinical informatics programs that improve clinical outcomes. The CHIO will be someone who thrives in being a visible leader, motivating and managing people and resources across the hospital. The CHIO must be an inclusive and persuasive leader who can effectively champion the vision of how processes and technology can improve care delivery and patient outcomes.


    Please direct all application materials to Hillary Ross or Zach Durst via the WittKieffer Candidate Portal.


    Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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