November 21, 2019

It was a meeting of the minds as always with the Salesforce Dreamforce conference.  There are lots of great announcements, and the event takes over all of San Francisco.  From a healthcare perspective, the trend towards consumerization leaves patient-centric needs unme...

November 17, 2019

We had a great week in shanghai with the cleveland clinic quality team sharing the strategy and vision on creating a high-reliability environment.  What has been extremely exciting is the construction progress.  Here are the before and after pictures from 3 months ago....

November 7, 2019

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) has agreed to pay $3 million to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and take substantial corrective action to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance...

October 27, 2019

We are in the era of the mobile-first workforce, and that also includes communication in the hospital among clinical staff.  There has been a significant investment by healthcare providers to improve communications among the clinicians to enhance patient care and exper...

October 24, 2019

Workday had their #wdayrising event that brought together their customers, prospective customers, partners, and industry analysts.  In recent years, the healthcare provider industry has spent the majority of its technology budget on the electronic medical records. This...

October 16, 2019

Workday has been gaining traction in the healthcare vertical. A few years ago, the biggest concern from the CIO and the healthcare provider community was the lack of a supply chain module. The supply chain module is ready, and workday has recent customers that have gon...

September 28, 2019

I had the privilege of speaking with Gigaom on their CIO Speak podcast.  You can tune in at the link below.

August 21, 2019

There is a massive variation on IT budget in the US vs China.  CIOs that have traditionally worked in north america will be shocked as to how much money is spent on IT in China.  The labor pool is cheaper, but this difference in dollars allocated for technology is sign...

August 11, 2019

Great week overseas working with the team at Luye Medical Group along with the Cleveland Clinic team as we look at building two great hospitals in shanghai.  The location is at Hong Qiao where the vision is to build an international medical center (IMC) comprising of t...

July 29, 2019

Great week of learning at the central texas CIO forum organized by Aaron Miri at Dell Medical Center followed by the CHIME innovation workshop.  Here is the recap of the event.

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ABOUT David Chou

David Chou serves as the SVP/CIO for a public academic health system.  Chou has held executive roles with the Cleveland Clinic, Children's Mercy Hospital, University Of Mississippi Medical Center, AHMC Healthcare, and Prime Healthcare.  

David is a dynamic keynote speaker and industry commentator working with clients to transform their business models using technology. He has spoken around the world at healthcare tech-related conference including keynotes for leading industry events and intimate executive settings. Chou is also one of the most mentioned CIOs in the media and well quoted in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Modern Healthcare, HIMSS Media, ZDNet,, Huffington Post, and Becker's Healthcare.  David is an active member of both ACHE and HIMSS while serving on the board for CHIME. 



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