James Turnbull, a 37-year veteran of the American and Canadian health care industries, has been named the CHIME-HIMSS 2012 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year. Gall pioneered electronic health records at El Camino Hospital in California in the 1960s.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society select the recipient annually. Turnbull is CIO at the University of Utah Health Care in Salt Lake City. He has overseen deployment of EHRs and computerized physician order entry systems at three different delivery systems with three different vendors. He previously served as CIO at The Children’s Hospital in Denver from 2000 to 2007, and as CIO at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida from 1993 to 2000. He is a former chair of CHIME and a former president of HIMSS. Turnbull will be among the honorees at the HIMSS13 Award Banquet on March 5 in New Orleans.
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