David Chou

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David Chou is a senior healthcare technology executive with experience working in the healthcare space throughout the world. David is a dynamic keynote speaker and industry commentator working with organizations to transform their business models using technology. He has spoken around the world at healthcare tech-related conference including keynotes for leading industry events and intimate executive settings. Chou is also one of the most mentioned CIOs in the media and well quoted in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Modern Healthcare, HIMSS Media, ZDNet, CIO.com, Huffington Post, and Becker's Healthcare. David is an active member of both ACHE and HIMSS while serving on the board for CHIME.

Hospitals need to practice their security hygiene just like handwashing

Data governance stumble

Data governance stumble

Are you striving to be a data-driven organization and getting stuck in perfecting a data governance model? Too many organizations get caught in this situation. which impedes their progress toward an enterprise data strategy.

Human liability in security

Human liability in security

Cybersecurity is becoming an issue that is impossible to ignore and it is extremely complex in its nature. The one area that is critical and cannot be ignored is the human factor. You can buy all of the best firewalls and tools but...

Era of integrated platforms

Era of integrated platforms

The trend of a healthcare system's application portfolio is shifting to an integrated platform vs a best of breed portfolio. We will discuss the top three key ingredients for this approach.

Foundation of digital transformation

Foundation of digital transformation

Digital transformation has been the buzzword in every organization, but the fundamental component of this transformation is leadership. Without the right leadership in place, the transformation will not be successful. Here are the...

CIO also means 'chief influence officer'

CIO also means 'chief influence officer'

As the role of the modern-day CIO changes, one of the key job requirements is to influence decisions in order to build the consensus necessary to get things done. As part of that influencer role, CIOs must assess and create a culture...

Let's get ready for HIMSSanity

Let's get ready for HIMSSanity

Healthcare continues to experience an accelerated rate of complex change, and healthcare IT leaders are facing the challenges of transforming their organizations while keeping a steady operation in motion. What are you focusing on as...

No texting in healthcare!

No texting in healthcare!

The Joint Commission is clarifying its guidance on text messaging for providers, saying clinicians can use a HIPAA-compliant platform to send messages to each other but can’t text patient care orders. The intent to use computerized...

Flipping the pyramid

Flipping the pyramid

It's time for businesses adopt the inverted pyramid organizational model and put workers on top.

The lean journey in IT

The lean journey in IT

Every IT department needs to act and think like a business. That means doing things better, faster and cheaper. Lean is a methodology that every IT department can adopt to achieve that goal, but what's more important than the...

Winning strategies for MACRA and MIPS

Winning strategies for MACRA and MIPS

We have received the almost 2,400 pages of the final rule on MACRA. It's complicated, and now is the time to prepare.

Dispelling the biggest cloud IT myths

Dispelling the biggest cloud IT myths

Even though many companies are moving to the cloud, I still hear from cloud-resistant CIOs who are concerned about myths that are circulating about cloud computing. Some think that the cloud isn't safe, or that they can build better...

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