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Christopher Ross
Chief Information Officer, Mayo Clinic.
Cris Ross has experience in healthcare, technology, and government. At Mayo Clinic, he is responsible for information technology and medical technology. Since joining in 2012, he introduced new technology strategy, helped lead one of the nation’s largest electronic health record convergence programs, developed external partnerships, and initiated major innovation programs. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic he held technology and business leadership roles with Surescripts, CVS/MinuteClinic, and UnitedHealth Group. Previously he held roles as a tech entrepreneur, financial manager, and Congressional aide. He chairs the board of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and serves on boards of CaringBridge and Zipnosis. He served on the U.S. Department of Human Services Health IT Standards Committee, was former chair of the eHealth Initiative, and served on advisory panels for the American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HL7, and the Veterans Administration. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Minnesota and MBA degree from the Yale School of Management.

Sessions by Christopher Ross

8:45 AM PT
Beyond the EHR: Digital Platforms

Central to healthcare’s initial stages of digitization were the electronic health records, but the future will likely be driven by comprehensive, unified data platforms. This panel will cover leaders’ perspectives as they weigh the data platforms against EHRs.