Witt/Kieffer has been retained by Piedmont Healthcare System (Piedmont) to find a dynamic, experienced physician executive to serve as its Chief Health Informatics Officer (CHIO).
For more than a century, Piedmont has been a recognized leader in delivering expert care. Last year, Piedmont served nearly two million patients. Piedmont is a not-for-profit organization with nearly 600 locations across Georgia including 11 hospitals, 24 urgent care centers, 28 Piedmont QuickCare locations, 555 Piedmont Clinic physician practice locations and more than 2,000 Piedmont Clinic members. Piedmont has been named a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution three years in a row.
Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the CHIO will lead the development of an interdisciplinary system-level strategy for, and oversight of, clinical health information management. The CHIO is the corporate executive informatics leader and will develop a team of physician champions throughout the health system to evangelize the optimization of patient care systems and to devise innovative processes to improve the use of the EHR in support of high quality patient care, research, data management and technology innovation. The CHIO will be a highly visible leader with physician executives, administrative leaders, the IT organization and other key stakeholders.
The CHIO will be an experienced healthcare professional whose personal and professional conduct achieves these standards. He/she must have a medical degree (MD or DO) with a robust history of clinical practice. The CHIO must inspire others while promoting the Piedmont mission of compassion and sustainable excellence in a progressive environment. Superior judgment, creativity, communication skills and the ability to thrive in a highly complex, matrixed environment will be necessary to this leader’s success. A complete leadership profile can be viewed here.
For more information, please contact the search consultants assisting Piedmont in this critical recruitment, Hillary Ross and Zachary Durst, preferably via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.