Director of Medical Informatics for Ambulatory
Sutter Health is starting a search for a Director of Medical Informatics for Ambulatory. The position reports to the Vice President of Clinical Informatics within Sutter Health Information Services (SHIS) and manages a number of part-time providers in Lead and Subject Matter Expert roles.
The Director of Medical Informatics will provide informatics expertise and support a unified and standardized vision of Healthcare Information Technology across the entire continuum of care. They participate in strategic planning for the EHR and tactically is accountable for decisions made in support of Ambulatory EHR enhancements and optimization. The primary areas of focus include: EHR clinical content and physician workflows, usability, and adoption and training for clinical information systems not limited to EHR. The role will provide accountability for the quality and safety of Ambulatory EHR functions, as well as awareness of, and compliance with, regulatory requirements.
The Director of Medical Informatics will be an SHIS employed position but can allow for a limited amount of part-time clinical practice if desired.
Sutter Health has a long history as a California Institution. Some of our facilities have been providing care in the communities we serve for more than 100 years. The Sutter of Today started in 1996 as the merger of the Sacramento-based Sutter Health and the Bay Area-based California Healthcare System and we now have 23 acute care facilities in Norther California. The Sutter Medical Network was created in 2007 to bring physicians across the Northern California healthcare delivery system together to advance the quality, consistency and affordability of care for Sutter patients. With over 5,000 primary care doctors and specialists in medical foundations and aligned Independent Practice Associations, the Sutter Medical Network has a presence in dozens of cities and towns across Northern California–from Sonoma County to the Central Valley, and from Santa Cruz to the Mother Lode foothills.
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Howard Landa, MD | VP of Clinical Informatics and EHR