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Finding Visionary IT Leaders

Organizations in healthcare, education, and technology-driven industries, as well as service providers, are investing millions of dollars in information technology (IT) and informatics systems. The right IT leaders launch integrated clinical, genomic, financial and administrative IT solutions that enable and advance their organizations’ missions and long-term strategic visions.

Our IT practice team brings expertise and quality to the assessment and recruitment of prominent IT leaders, including roles such as chief information officer (CIO); chief medical informatics officer (CMIO); chief health information officer (CHIO); chief nursing informatics officer (CNIO); chief technology officer (CTO); chief information security officer (CISO); and chief quality officer (CQO). Our consultants are uniquely qualified with perspective on challenges within the IT, informatics, and broader technology arenas.

Emerging roles for IT leaders such as chief information security officers, chief innovation officers, chief research information officers, and chief data analytics officers increasingly are critical to cutting costs, minimizing privacy and security issues, and improving quality. Our customized approach to each search relies on our consultants’ extensive network of contacts and reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on long-term relationships and believe that collaboration and innovation, in all we do, will improve client outcomes in the communities we serve.

Integral to every search assignment we conduct are our Leadership Solutions, rooted in a competency assessment model which helps to evaluate executives' strengths and areas for improvement. Based upon factors critical to success in IT leaders, this proven portfolio of tools and methodologies helps organizations define what great leadership is according to their needs.

>Meet our team

Hillary Ross, J.D., managing director & practice co-leader, information technology, is an experienced healthcare information technology executive search consultant. She specializes in the recruitment of senior-level physicians and other clinicians, and conducts searches for Chief Medical Information Officers and Chief Health Informatics Officers. >Read more




Chris Wierz, managing director & practice co-leader, information technology, brings over 30 years of healthcare experience to her executive search practice, including 20 years in healthcare information technology. Chris identifies leaders on behalf of hospitals and integrated delivery networks, academic medical centers, managed care companies, physician organizations, healthcare associations, vendors, consulting firms and universities. >Read more

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