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The Council is a trusted network of chief information and chief medical information
officers engaged in their organizations' efforts to make use of information technologies to more effectively turn data into knowledge, and make it available where ever it is needed to deliver high quality patient care.
The Council's current chair is Charles Van Duyne, MD, MS (Chief Medical Information/Innovation Officer, USMD Health System)
with Tim Heilmann, MD, FAAFP, ABPM (Chief Medical Information Officer, UPMC
Susquehanna Health Medical Group) serving as chair-elect.
What Our Members Say
“The AMGA CIO/CMIO Council has provided information related to the issues/challenges facing physician groups. I like the group because it is focused, agile and provides good vehicle to network and learn from each other.”
- Shashi Tripathi; Chief Information Officer; Billings Clinic
Members of the Council are committed to sharing ideas, strategies and information with colleagues facing similar challenges and to building stronger professional connections with their peers in similar positions and organizations. This is achieved through various mediums including face-to-face meetings, webinars, and a dedicated listserv reserved solely for members of the Council. Topics members have focused on include:
Council members must be willing to actively work together on activities which can accelerate collective learning, reduce the costs of innovation and discovery, and facilitate the transfer of new knowledge to the larger community of AMGA members.