Nov 24, 2015
NewYork-Presbyterian has appointed Daniel Barchi, a renowned expert in the use of technology in health care delivery, as its new chief information officer, effective December 1. He succeeds current CIO Aurelia Boyer, who is retiring.
“At NewYork-Presbyterian, we are constantly implementing the latest technology to improve provider communication, patient engagement and enhance overall care,” said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian. “Mr. Barchi’s expertise in this field is second to none. We’re very excited to announce him as our new information chief.”
As chief information officer, Mr. Barchi will oversee the development and implementation of technology across the continuum of care. Of particular note, he will lead the roll out of NewYork-Presbyterian’s new telehealth program, which is set to launch in 2016. The telehealth program will allow patients to remotely connect with NewYork-Presbyterian doctors for video consults and second opinions, and providers will be able to easily share information with their colleagues and monitor high-risk patients remotely.
NewYork-Presbyterian has consistently garnered recognition for its innovative uses of technology in patient care. In 2014, the organization was named No. 6 on InformationWeek’s Elite 100 list of top business technology innovators in the U.S. thanks in large part to its groundbreaking bedside tablet program, which allows patients to seamlessly communicate with their care team and quickly access health information. In addition, NewYork-Presbyterian maintains a dedicated innovation center which aims to create products and processes that improve efficiency and quality.
Prior to joining NewYork-Presbyterian, Mr. Barchi served as senior vice president and chief information officer at Yale New Haven Health System and Yale School of Medicine. He led a number of important initiatives, including the implementation of an electronic medical record across three hospitals and the roll out of a secure iPhone application for physician communication. He also served as senior vice president and chief information officer for Carilion Health System in Roanoke, Virginia, where managed operations and technology for the eight-hospital academic medical center.
“NewYork-Presbyterian is a national leader in developing innovative solutions to optimize care for both patients and providers,” said Mr. Barchi. “I’m looking forward to leading this outstanding team as we continue to shape the healthcare landscape.”
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive healthcare delivery networks, focused on providing innovative and compassionate care to patients in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical school partners, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, ground-breaking research and clinical innovation.
NewYork-Presbyterian has four major divisions: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked #1 in the New York metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report and repeatedly named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of best hospitals in the nation; NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network is comprised of leading hospitals in and around New York and delivers high-quality care to patients throughout the region; NewYork-Presbyterian Physician Services connects medical experts with patients in their communities; and NewYork-Presbyterian Community and Population Health features the hospital’s ambulatory care network sites and operations, community care initiatives and healthcare quality programs, including NewYork Quality Care, established by NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell and Columbia.
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the largest healthcare providers in the U.S. Each year, nearly 29,000 NewYork-Presbyterian professionals deliver exceptional care to more than 2 million patients.
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