TOPICS OF EXPERTISE
- Changing Role of the CIO
- Clinical Health IT (Decision Support, Workflow, Patient Safety/Quality)
- Executive Leadership
- IT Strategy and Governance (IT Organizational Strategy, IT Staging, IT Strategic Planning)
- Systems and Systems Integration (Ambulatory, Clinical and Ancillary, Financial and Business, Medical Device Integration)
Sr. Vice President and CIO, Gwinnett Health System
Patty, Sr. Vice President and CIO for Gwinnett Health System is a leader in healthcare information technology with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. She has served as Chief Information Officer for several regional health systems in Georgia and as an interim in New Jersey, developing each organization’s IT strategy and implementing operational improvements and technology-related regulatory compliance policies.
She has maintained memberships and industry involvement in national healthcare organizations, such as HIMSS, ACHE and CHIME as well as the Georgia CIO Leadership Association. Patty holds an MBA from Florida State University, is a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a CHIME Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO). She currently sits on the Board for the Georgia Chapter of HIMSS, the Board for the Technology Association of Georgia Health and the GeorgiaCIO Advisory Board.