InformationWeek Healthcare Announces the 2011 "Healthcare CIO 25"

Identifies The Leading IT Decision Makers In The Healthcare Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InformationWeek Healthcare, the leading media brand focused on helping healthcare technology professionals define next-gen IT based medical care, announces the first-ever Healthcare CIO 25, a compilation of the executives leading the digital transformation of the healthcare industry.

The 2011 Healthcare CIO 25 are the leaders behind the healthcare IT revolution — the innovators and early technology adopters who've made enormous strides improving healthcare. These CIOs have forged ahead with e-health initiatives, analytics to enhance patient care, health information exchanges, and personalized medicine.

"We've spotlighted the leaders who are improving quality of care and the associated processes through the adoption of health IT," said Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, senior writer at InformationWeek Healthcare. "The InformationWeek Healthcare CIO 25 also includes people who are stepping up to guide others through this journey."

The Healthcare CIO 25 includes:    

  • Abdul Bengali, CIO, Mayo Clinic
  • Julie Boughn, Acting Deputy Director for Operations, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
  • Neil Calman, CEO, Institute of Family Health
  • Dan Drawbaugh, CIO, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Phil Fasano, EVP and CIO, Kaiser Permanente
  • John Halamka, CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
  • C. Martin Harris, CIO and Chairman of the IT division, Cleveland Clinic
  • Craig Luigart, CIO, Veterans Health Administration
  • Marc Probst, CIO, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Stephanie Reel, Vice Provost for IS and CIO, Johns Hopkins University and Health System

InformationWeek Healthcare's Healthcare CIO 25 report is available from InformationWeek Analytics. The report provides a complete list of the CIOs, along with detailed profiles and analysis of their accomplishments.

The Healthcare CIO 25 will be honored at the first annual InformationWeek Healthcare IT Leadership Forum, July 12, 2011, at the Grand Hyatt New York. The full-day event brings together chief information officers, chief technology officers and other top technology decision makers to discuss how they're advancing state-of-the-art healthcare.

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