113 hospital and health system CIOs to know | 2017

Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to release the 2017 edition of its list of hospital and health system CIOs to know.

These executives are leading their organizations through healthcare's technology revolution, overseeing EHR installations, new patient portals and telemedicine advancements while working to keep data secure from breaches. They have received various awards and maintain involvement in organizations such as the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected leaders for this list based on editorial research and discretion, including prominent CIOs and those who head up IT for some of the nation's largest and most respected hospitals and health systems. Nominations were also considered.

Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals, health systems or associated providers. Leaders could not pay for inclusion on this list. Leaders are presented in alphabetical order.

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Michael Archuleta. Director of IT for Mt. San Rafael Hospital (Trinidad, Colo.). Mr. Archuleta joined Mt. San Rafael Hospital, a critical access hospital, as director of IT in 2012. [READ MORE]

Mary Alice Annecharico, RN. Senior Vice President and CIO of Henry Ford Health System (Detroit). In 2011, Ms. Annecharico was appointed senior vice president and CIO of Henry Ford Health System. [READ MORE]

Pamela Arora. Senior Vice President and CIO of Children's Health System of Texas (Dallas). Ms. Arora, who joined the Children's Health System of Texas in 2007, oversees technology, health information management and biomedical technology and systems for the health system. [READ MORE]

Pamela Banchy, RN. CIO of Western Reserve Hospital (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio). Ms. Banchy, who has more than 15 years of health IT experience, joined Western Reserve Hospital in 2012. [READ MORE]

Daniel Barchi. CIO of NewYork-Presbyterian (New York City). Mr. Barchi, who joined NewYork-Presbyterian in 2015, led the hospital's telehealth program implementation, which formally launched in 2016. [READ MORE]

Gary Barnes. Senior Vice President and CIO of Medical Center Health System (Odessa, Texas). Mr. Barnes, who has been with Medical Center Health System for 30 years, took on his current role in 2015. [READ MORE]

Chris Belmont. Vice President and CIO of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston). Mr. Belmont, who has more than 30 years of health IT experience, joined University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2013 and has since led the center through technology overhauls such as a systemwide Epic EHR implementation. [READ MORE]

David Bensema, MD. CIO of Baptist Health (Louisville, Ky.). Dr. Bensema was appointed CMIO of Baptist Health in 2013. In 2014, he was named CIO of Baptist Health. [READ MORE]

Julie Berry. CIO of Steward Health Care System (Boston). Ms. Berry, who has more than 20 years of healthcare technology experience, has been the CIO of Steward Health Care System since 2013. [READ MORE]

Nancy Birschbach. Vice President and CIO of Agnesian HealthCare (Fond du Lac, Wis.). Ms. Birschbach has been with Agnesian HealthCare since 1998 and currently is vice president and CIO. [READ MORE]

John Bosco. Senior Vice President and CIO of Northwell Health (Great Neck, N.Y.). Mr. Bosco, who has spent his career in IT management, joined Northwell Health in 2004 as vice president and chief technology officer. [READ MORE]

James Brady, PhD. Area CIO of Kaiser Permanente Orange County (Calif.). Dr. Brady joined Kaiser Permanente Orange County in 2013 and has since won the Los Angeles Business Journal 2015 CIO of the Year Award and the HIMSS 2015 Distinguished Fellows Service Award. [READ MORE]

Robert Brandner. CIO of Spectrum Health Systems (Worcester, Mass.). Mr. Brandner, who joined Spectrum Health Systems in 2015, is the system's first CIO. [READ MORE]

Russ Branzell. President and CEO of College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (Ann Arbor, Mich.). Mr. Branzell was CEO of Loveland-based Colorado Health Medical Group before being named CEO of CHIME in 2013. [READ MORE]

Geoffrey Brown. CIO of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta). Mr. Brown joined Piedmont Healthcare as CIO in 2014. He has led various technology initiatives at the health system, such as establishing employee standards for security and privacy compliance. [READ MORE]

Jonathan Brown. Vice President and CIO of Mission Health System (Asheville, N.C.). In 2016, Mr. Brown took on the CIO role at Mission Health System in addition to the vice president position he has held since 2009. [READ MORE]

Paul Browne. Senior Vice President of Applied Informatics and CIO of Tenet Healthcare (Dallas). Mr. Browne was appointed CIO of Tenet Healthcare in 2012 after taking on the role of senior vice president of the applied informatics department earlier that year. [READ MORE]

Jon Burns. Senior Vice President and CIO of University of Maryland Medical System (Baltimore). Mr. Burns, who has 31 years of healthcare experience, joined University of Maryland Medical System in 2006. [READ MORE]

Bobbie Byrne, MD. Executive Vice President of Consumer Driven Health and CIO of Edward-Elmhurst Health (Naperville, Ill.). Dr. Byrne, who has been CIO of Edward-Elmhurst Health since 2009, was appointed executive vice president of consumer driven health in 2016. [READ MORE]

Deborah Cancilla. CIO of PinnacleHealth System (Harrisburg, Pa.). Ms. Cancilla has been CIO of PinnacleHealth since 2014. In this role, she oversees technology initiatives such as a systemwide Epic EHR implementation. [READ MORE]

Mike Canfield. CIO of Augusta Health System (Fishersville, Va.). Mr. Canfield has been CIO of Augusta Health System since January 2016. [READ MORE]

Kumar Chatani. Executive Vice President and CIO of Mount Sinai Health System (New York City). Mr. Chatani, who has almost 30 years of IT and business management experience, manages a budget of roughly $300 million for Mount Sinai Health System. [READ MORE]

Matthew Chambers. CIO of Baylor Scott & White Health (Dallas). Mr. Chambers was named CIO of Baylor Scott & White Health when it formed in 2014. Prior to this appointment, he was CIO of Scott & White Healthcare. [READ MORE]

Marc Chasin, MD. Vice President and CIO and CMIO of St. Luke's Health System (Boise, Idaho). Dr. Chasin, who joined St. Luke's Health System in 2010, was named CIO and CMIO in 2012. [READ MORE]

Carl Christensen. Senior Vice President and CIO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (Chicago) and CIO of Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine (Chicago). Mr. Christensen joined Northwestern University in 2010 as CIO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. [READ MORE]

George Conklin. Senior Vice President and CIO of Christus Health (Irving, Texas). Mr. Conklin joined Christus Health in 1998 after serving as CIO of Oklahoma City-based Integris Health for five years. [READ MORE]

Andy Crowder. Corporate Senior Vice President and CIO of Scripps Health (San Diego). Mr. Crowder, who joined Scripps Health in 2016, has almost 30 years of IT and healthcare experience. [READ MORE]

Richard (Dick) Daniels. Executive Vice President and CIO of Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, Calif.). Mr. Daniels, who was appointed executive vice president and CIO in 2015, first joined Kaiser Permanente in 2008 as information technology senior vice president and business information officer. [READ MORE]

Randy Davis. CIO and Vice President of Support Services at CGH Medical Center (Sterling, Ill.). Mr. Davis joined CGH Medical Center in 1996. Throughout his career, he spent more than 30 years as an administrator for physician multispecialty group practices. [READ MORE]

Myra Davis. Senior Vice President of Information Services and CIO of Texas Children's Hospital (Houston). Ms. Davis, who joined Texas Children's Hospital more than a decade ago, was named senior vice president of information services and CIO in 2012. [READ MORE]

Frank DiSanzo. Chief Strategy Officer and CIO of Saint Peter's Healthcare System (New Brunswick, N.J.). Mr. DiSanzo joined Saint Peter's Healthcare System in 2008. [READ MORE]

Jake Dorst. Chief Innovation Officer and CIO of Tahoe Forest Health District (Truckee, Calif.). Mr. Dorst has been CIO of Tahoe Forest Health District since 2014. [READ MORE]

Marcy Dunn. Senior Vice President and CIO of MaineHealth (Portland). Ms. Dunn has been the senior vice president and CIO of MaineHealth since 2016. [READ MORE]

Dee Emon, BSN. Vice President and CIO of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Ms. Emon joined Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in 2014 and was named vice president and CIO in 2015. [READ MORE]

Carlos Escobar. Vice President and CIO of Adventist Health System, Central Florida Region (Greater Orlando). Mr. Escobar was appointed vice president and CIO of Adventist Health System, Central Florida Region in April 2016. [READ MORE]

Ferdinand Feola. Vice President and CIO of Pocono Medical Center (East Stroudsburg, Pa.). Mr. Feola joined Pocono Medical Center in 2008. [READ MORE]

Dave Fiser. Vice President and CIO of Cleveland Clinic Akron (Ohio) General. Mr. Fiser has been vice president and CIO of Akron General since 2009, and he continued to hold his role after Cleveland Clinic took full ownership of Akron General in 2015. [READ MORE]

Rick Frederick. CIO of Cottage Hospital (Woodsville, N.H.). In 2014, Mr. Frederick became CIO of Cottage Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital, after spending time as the hospital's director of information technology. [READ MORE]

Renee Fosberg. CIO of Emerson Hospital (Concord, Mass.). Ms. Fosberg is CIO of Emerson Hospital, a 179-bed hospital that Hospitals & Health Networks named on the Health Care's Most Wired list in 2016. [READ MORE]

Shirley Gabriel. Vice President of Information Systems and CIO of University Health Care System (Augusta, Ga.). Ms. Gabriel began her tenure as vice president of information systems and CIO of University Health Care System in 2015. [READ MORE]

Roland Garcia. Senior Vice President and CIO of Baptist Health (Jacksonville, Fla.). Mr. Garcia took on the role of senior vice president and CIO of Baptist Health in 2001. [READ MORE]

Indranil (Neal) Ganguly. Vice President and CIO of JFK Health System (Edison, N.J.). Before being named vice president and CIO of JFK Health System in 2013, Mr. Ganguly was CIO of Freehold, N.J.-based CentraState Healthcare System for almost 15 years. [READ MORE]

Sreekant Gottimukkala. Vice President of Information Systems and CIO of Prime Healthcare Services (Ontario, Calif.). In 2006, Mr. Gottimukkala became CIO of Prime Healthcare. [READ MORE]

Joy Grosser. CIO of University Hospitals (Cleveland). Ms. Grosser's appointment as CIO of University Hospitals is recent — she took over the role in September 2016. [READ MORE]

John Halamka, MD. Senior Vice President of Information Systems and CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston). Dr. Halamka took over the CIO position at BIDMC in 1998 and helped with an EHR system implementation there in 1999. [READ MORE]

C. Martin Harris, MD. CIO and Chairman of the Information Technology Division for Cleveland Clinic. Not only is Dr. Harris the CIO and chairman of the information technology division of Cleveland Clinic, but he's also a practicing physician and board-certified in internal medicine. [READ MORE]

Steve Hess. CIO of UCHealth (Aurora). Mr. Hess became CIO of Aurora-based University of Colorado Hospital in 2009 and held that role through the organization's 2012 merger with three other systems and the subsequent formation of UCHealth. [READ MORE]

David L. House. Vice President and CIO of Baptist Health (Little Rock, Ark.). Mr. House, who has spent 25 years with Baptist Health, is the system's vice president and CIO. [READ MORE]

Ross Hurd. CIO of Lake Chelan Community Hospital (Chelan, Wash.). Mr. Hurd is CIO of Lake Chelan Community Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital. [READ MORE]

Mark Jacobs. CIO of Delaware Health Information Network (Dover). Mr. Jacobs is the inaugural CIO of the Delaware Health Information Network, a statewide health information exchange. [READ MORE]

Kyle Johnson. Vice President and CIO of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems (Brewer). With more than 30 years of healthcare experience, Ms. Johnson is vice president and CIO of EMHS, a role she took on in 2014. [READ MORE]

Liz Johnson, MS, FAAN, FCHIME, FHIMSS, CHCIO, RN-BC - Chief Information Officer, Acute Care Hospitals & Applied Clinical Informatics for Tenet Healthcare (Dallas). In her current role as CIO of acute hospitals and applied clinical informatics, Ms. Johnson oversees the clinical systems used across Tenet's more than 80 hospitals across the country. [READ MORE]

Beverly Jordan, MSN, RN. Vice President and Chief Information and Transformation Officer of Baptist Memorial Health Care (Memphis, Tenn.). Ms. Jordan has been working at Baptist Memorial Health Care for nearly 40 years. [READ MORE]

Scott Joslyn. Senior Vice President and CIO of MemorialCare Health System (Fountain Valley, Calif.). Mr. Joslyn was responsible for a $100 million enterprisewide rollout of MemorialCare's EHR, registration and billing systems. [READ MORE]

Mark Kilborn. CIO of Springhill Medical Center (Mobile, Ala.). Mr. Kilborn was appointed area vice president of Allscripts Professional Services and CIO of Springhill Medical Center in 2000. [READ MORE]

Mark Lantzy. Senior Vice President and CIO of Indiana University Health (Indianapolis). Mr. Lantzy, who has a 20-year career in healthcare IT, took over as senior vice president and CIO of IU Health in early 2016. [READ MORE]

Ken Lawonn. Senior Vice President and CIO of Sharp Healthcare (San Diego). Mr. Lawonn joined Sharp Healthcare in 2014, bringing more than 30 years of healthcare technology experience. [READ MORE]

Mary Anne Leach. Senior Vice President and CIO of Children's Hospital Colorado (Aurora). In 2007, Ms. Leach was appointed senior vice president and CIO of Children's Hospital Colorado. [READ MORE]

Gerry Lewis. Senior Vice President and CIO of Ascension; CEO of Ascension Information Services (St. Louis). Mr.Lewisbecame the interim senior vice president and CIO of Ascension and CEO of Ascension Information Services in July 2016 and took on the role permanently in October. [READ MORE]

Philip Loftus, PhD. Senior Vice President and CIO of SSM Health (St. Louis). Dr. Loftus joined SSM Health as senior vice president and CIO in January 2015. [READ MORE]

Jonathan Manis. Senior Vice President and CIO of Sutter Health (Sacramento). With more than two decades of health IT leadership experience, Mr. Manis was appointed senior vice president and CIO of Sutter Health in 2006. [READ MORE]

Edward Marx. Interim CIO of NYC Health + Hospitals (New York City). Mr. Marx is an executive vice president of Clinovations, a healthcare and management consulting company within Advisory Board Consulting and interim CIO at NYC Health + Hospitals. [READ MORE]

Ed McCallister. Senior Vice President and CIO of UPMC (Pittsburgh). In 2014, Mr. McCallister took the reins as senior vice president and CIO of UPMC. [READ MORE]

Thomas McGill, MD. Vice President of Quality and Safety and CIO of Butler (Pa.) Health System. Board-certified in internal medicine and infectious disease, Dr. McGill earned his medical degree from Worcester-based University of Massachusetts Medical School. [READ MORE]

Mark McMath. Senior Vice President and CIO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (Memphis, Tenn.). Since 2015, Mr. McMath has held the role of senior vice president and CIO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. [READ MORE]

Pamela McNutt. Senior Vice President and CIO of Methodist Health System (Dallas). Ms. McNutt has been senior vice president and CIO of Methodist Health System since 1993, and she served as the system's privacy officer from 2002 to 2011. [READ MORE]

Bruce Metz, PhD. Senior Vice President and CIO of Lahey Health (Burlington, Mass.). Dr. Metz has held various IT leadership positions in healthcare and higher education for more than two decades. [READ MORE]

Michael Mistretta. Vice President and CIO of Virginia Hospital Center (Arlington). Mr. Mistretta, who has almost 30 years of healthcare leadership experience, became vice president and CIO of Virginia Hospital Center in 2015. [READ MORE]

Dana Moore. Senior Vice President and CIO of Centura Health (Englewood, Colo.). With more than 20 years of healthcare financial management experience, Mr. Moore joined Centura Health in 2001. [READ MORE]

Jon Morris, MD. Senior Vice President and CIO of WellStar Health System (Alpharetta, Ga.). Dr. Morris completed his medical degree from Indianapolis-based Indiana University School of Medicine and has been a practicing emergency medicine physician since 1980. [READ MORE]

Janice Newell. Senior Vice President and CIO of Providence St. Joseph Health (Renton, Wash.). Ms. Newell, who serves as senior vice president and CIO of Providence St. Joseph Health, started her career as an officer in the Air Force. [READ MORE]

Daniel Nigrin, MD. Senior Vice President for Information Services and CIO of Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Nigrin, who is board-certified in pediatric endocrinology and clinical informatics, earned his medical degree from Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University. [READ MORE]

Jim Noga. Vice President and CIO of Partners HealthCare (Boston). Before becoming vice president and CIO of Partners Health Care in 2011, Mr. Noga held various roles at Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital, including CIO and director of clinical applications. [READ MORE]

Joe Norris. CIO of New Hanover Regional Medical Center (Wilmington, N.C.). Mr. Norris joined New Hanover Regional Medical Center in 2011 as chief technology officer and was appointed CIO in 2014. [READ MORE]

Michael O'Rourke. Senior Vice President and CIO of Catholic Health Initiatives (Englewood, Colo.). With more than 26 years of healthcare technology experience, Mr. O'Rourke was appointed CIO of Catholic Health Initiatives in 2009. [READ MORE]

Jaime Parent. Vice President of Information Services and Associate CIO of Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). In addition to his role as Rush's vice president of information services and associate CIO, Mr. Parent is associate professor of health systems management at Chicago-based Rush University's College of Health Sciences. [READ MORE]

Marty Paslick. Senior Vice President and CIO of Hospital Corporation of America (Nashville, Tenn.). Mr. Paslick has been part of HCA for almost 30 years, moving from manager of clinical systems development to vice president of product development to vice president and COO. [READ MORE]

Doris Peek, PhD. Senior Vice President of Information Technology and CIO of Broward Health (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.). Dr. Peek has been in her current role as senior vice president and CIO of Broward Health for the last decade. [READ MORE]

Fred Peet. Vice President of Information Technology and CIO of Yuma (Ariz.) Regional Medical Center. Yuma Regional Medical Center named Mr. Peet interim CIO in April 2015, and one month later he was promoted to the position permanently. [READ MORE]

Keith Perry. CIO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (Memphis, Tenn.). Mr. Perry took on the role of CIO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in August 2015. [READ MORE]

Cindy Peterson. Vice President and CIO of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital (Valencia, Calif.). For the last 15 years, Ms. Peterson has led IT staff and services as CIO of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. [READ MORE]

Audrius Polikaitis, PhD. Assistant Vice President of Health Information Technology and CIO of University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (Chicago). Since 2011, Dr. Polikaitis has been assistant vice president of health IT and CIO of the health system. [READ MORE]

Marc Probst. CIO of Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City). Mr. Probst has 32 years of experience in IT and healthcare services and has served on the Federal Healthcare Information Technology Policy Committee, which helped the government develop health IT policy. [READ MORE]

Shafiq Rab, MD. CIO of Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). Dr. Rab took on the role of Rush's CIO on Jan. 9, 2017. He was previously CIO and senior vice president of information technology at Hackensack (N.J.) University Health Network. [READ MORE]

Jayashree Raman. Vice President and CIO of Cooper University Health Care (Camden, N.J.). Ms. Raman has been in her current roles since 2012, when she joined Cooper University Health Care after serving as vice president of healthcare strategy and CIO of Waltham, Mass.-based Stanley Healthcare Solutions. [READ MORE]

David Rapp. Vice President of Supply Chain and CIO of Wheeling (W.Va.) Hospital. Mr. Rapp was named CIO and vice president of supply chain for the hospital in 2006. [READ MORE]

Stephanie Reel. Vice Provost for IT and CIO of Johns Hopkins University and Vice President for Information Services of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore). In 1994, Ms. Reel became Johns Hopkins Medicine's vice president for information services. [READ MORE]

Craig Richardville. Senior Vice President and Chief Information and Analytics Officer of Carolinas HealthCare System (Charlotte, N.C.). Mr. Richardville joined the health system in 1997, before which he served in numerous administrative roles, including vice president of information systems, at Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica. [READ MORE]

Ed Ricks. Vice President of Information Services and CIO of Beaufort (S.C.) Memorial Hospital. Prior to his current position at Beaufort, Mr. Ricks was CIO of Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, N.Y. [READ MORE]

Bert Robles. Executive Vice President and CIO of Guthrie (Sayre, Pa.). Guthrie named Mr. Robles executive vice president and CIO in June 2015. [READ MORE]

Cris Ross. CIO of Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Mr. Ross has been CIO of Mayo Clinic since 2012, prior to which he was the executive vice president and general manager for clinical interoperability at Surescripts, a health information network based in Arlington, Va., Minneapolis and Beaverton, Ohio. [READ MORE]

Robin Sarkar, PhD. CIO of Lakeland Health (St. Joseph, Mich.). Dr. Sarkar became CIO of Lakeland Health in May 2015. [READ MORE]

Katherine Schneider, MD. President and CEO of Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (Villanova, Pa.). Dr. Schneider was named CEO of Delaware Valley ACO in 2014, prior to which she was executive vice president and CMO of Wayne, Pa.-based Medecision. [READ MORE]

Rick Schooler. Vice President and CIO of Orlando (Fla.) Health. Since 2001, Mr. Schooler has been vice president and CIO of Orlando Health. [READ MORE]

Manish Shah. Senior Vice President and CIO of Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.). Mr. Shah joined CHS in 2013 as deputy CIO, prior to which he was senior vice president at Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care. [READ MORE]

William Showalter. Senior Vice President and CIO of Froedtert Health (Milwaukee). Mr. Showalter has been in his current roles since June 2015. [READ MORE]

Preston Simons. CIO of Aurora Health Care (Milwaukee). Mr. Simons was named CIO of the 15-hospital, nonprofit health system in October 2015. [READ MORE]

Alan Smith. Senior Vice President and CIO of Capella Healthcare (Franklin, Tenn.). In May 2011, Capella Healthcare named Mr. Smith to his current roles. [READ MORE]

Laura Smith. CIO of UnityPoint Health System (West Des Moines, Iowa). Ms. Smith became CIO of UnityPoint Health in August 2016 after spending three years as vice president of IT operations of the three-hospital system. [READ MORE]

Ryan Smith. Senior Vice President of Information Technology and CIO of Banner Health (Phoenix). Mr. Smith has been senior vice president of IT and CIO of the health system since 2013. [READ MORE]

Steven Smith. CIO of NorthShore University HealthSystem (Evanston, Ill.). NorthShore named Mr. Smith CIO in April 2012, after he spent more than 11 years as chief technology officer of the organization. [READ MORE]

Brent Snyder. CIO of Adventist Health System (Altamonte Springs, Fla.). Mr. Snyder, who has spent more than 30 years with Adventist Health System, has been corporate CIO for the system since 2016, when Adventist Health System integrated its two IT departments into one IT service provider. [READ MORE]

Subra Sripada. Executive Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer and System CIO of Beaumont Health (Royal Oak, Mich.). Mr. Sripada serves as executive vice president, chief transformation officer and system CIO of Beaumont Health, a nonprofit organization established in 2014 by Royal Oak-based Beaumont Health System, Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare. [READ MORE]

Brian Sterud. CIO of Faith Regional Health Services (Norfolk, Neb.). Mr. Sterud, a CHIME certified CIO, assumed his current role at Faith Regional in 2012. [READ MORE]

Joey Sudomir. Senior Vice President of Innovative Technology Solutions and CIO of Texas Health Resources (Arlington). Mr. Sudomir joined Texas Health Resources as vice president of IT operations in 2013. [READ MORE]

Phyllis Teater. Associate Vice President and CIO of The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center (Columbus). Ms. Teater has been CIO of the medical center for the past seven years, since January 2010. [READ MORE]

Brian Tew. Vice President of Information Technology and CIO of Greater Hudson Valley Health System (Middletown, N.Y.). Mr. Tew was vice president of operations and CIO of Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, N.H., before joining Greater Hudson Valley Health System. [READ MORE]

Tim Thompson. Senior Vice President and CIO of BayCare Health System (Clearwater, Fla.). The health system named Mr. Thompson CIO in September 2010. He joined BayCare from the Houston Methodist, where he was senior vice president and CIO. [READ MORE]

Jim Veline. Senior Vice President and CIO of Avera Health (Sioux Falls, S.D.). Mr. Veline oversees the IT services for the health system, which includes 900 employed physicians serving more than 300 locations. [READ MORE]

Joel Vengco. Vice President and CIO of Baystate Health (Springfield, Mass.). Mr. Vengco has been in his current roles since June 2012. [READ MORE]

John Ward. Senior Vice President and CIO of TriHealth (Cincinnati). Mr. Ward was named senior vice president and CIO of the health system in May 2015 after serving as director of ambulatory systems since February 2013. [READ MORE]

David Weiss. Senior Vice President and CIO of BJC HealthCare (St. Louis). In addition to his role as CIO of the health system, Mr. Weiss is the chairman of the Telecommunication Facilities Corp., a joint venture between BJC and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. [READ MORE]

Deanna Wise. Executive Vice President and CIO of Dignity Health (San Francisco). Since November 2011, Ms. Wise has been as executive vice president and CIO of Dignity Health, formerly known as Catholic Healthcare West. [READ MORE]

Eric Yablonka. Vice President and CIO of University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences. Mr. Yablonka has been in his current roles for the more than 15 years, beginning in 2001. [READ MORE]

Correction: An earlier version of this list included Jayne Bassler as vice president and CIO of Florida Hospital in Orlando. Ms. Bassler no longer holds this position. The list has been updated to include Carlos Escobar, who has assumed Ms. Bassler's responsibilities in the position of vice president and CIO of Adventist Health System, Central Florida Region. An earlier version of this piece incorrectly listed the titles of Craig Richardville and Janice Newell. We regret these errors.

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