Fall 2011 Distinguished Speaker Series
On Thursday, September 22, our Distinguished Speaker is James Noga, Chief Information Officer at Partners HealthCare, Massachusetts General Hospital.
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm (Dinner will be available)
Location: 431 Stearns Center
RSVP: Please contact Jennifer Kaddy at email@example.com for more information.
James Noga came to Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in 1990 as Director of Clinical Applications and in 1997 became the CIO. MGH is a 902 bed hospital with over 1.5 million ambulatory visits annually, offering sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care. MGH conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States. Noga has experience in advancing clinical systems at MGH with the introduction of online enterprise clinical reporting system, provider order entry, electronic medication administration, and an ambulatory electronic medical record. In addition to clinical systems, he has done extensive work in improving patient administrative systems and ancillary systems. Noga holds an MS Degree in Biomedical Computing and Information Processing and a BS degree in Medical Technology both from the Ohio State University. He is an active member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and HIMSS. He is also an instructor in the Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics program at Northeastern University. He is the recent recipient (2009) of the MGH Nathaniel Bowdith Prize awarded annually by the board to the employee who has increased the quality of care at the hospital while reducing costs. More recently he was honored as a finalist for the 2010 MIT Sloan CIO Award for IT Innovation.