David Chou

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.

Articles by David Chou

Tips for CIOs in the digital age
IDG TECHtalk Voices

Tips for CIOs in the digital age

Here are the 4 steps to altering your approach as a CIO for healthcare digital transformation.
July 11, 2022
Why Big Tech can’t crack healthcare
IDG TECHtalk Voices

Why Big Tech can’t crack healthcare

Technologists cannot disrupt healthcare without a complete understanding of the operating model. Co-creation is the best path forward.
September 17, 2021
Are CIOs sleeping on ‘low code’?
IDG TECHtalk Voices

Are CIOs sleeping on ‘low code’?

Growing trends suggest CIOs must adopt a new philosophy for executing a low-code culture in IT – and across the business.
May 3, 2021
4 themes for healthcare CIOs in 2021
IDG TECHtalk Voices

4 themes for healthcare CIOs in 2021

2020 was a nightmare of a year for healthcare providers. The new year provides an opportunity to get back on track.
January 7, 2021
Data governance stumble
Ask the Healthcare CIO

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.
September 13, 2017
Human liability in security
Ask the Healthcare CIO

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 are you making the same level of investment on educating your workforce.
July 5, 2017
Era of integrated platforms
Ask the Healthcare CIO

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.
June 7, 2017
Foundation of digital transformation
Ask the Healthcare CIO

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 four leadership strategies that are required for the transformation.
May 1, 2017
CIO also means ‘chief influence officer’
Ask the Healthcare CIO

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 that will help and support the transformation. Without the right culture, the old saying of culture eats strategy applies very well.
March 15, 2017
Let’s get ready for HIMSSanity
Ask the Healthcare CIO

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 we prepare for the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition (HIMSS17)?
February 16, 2017
Ask the Healthcare CIO

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 provider order entry (CPOE) as the preferred method for submitting orders as it allows providers to directly enter orders into electronic health records (EHR) is great, but we should also have other options.
January 17, 2017
Ask the Healthcare CIO

Flipping the pyramid

It's time for businesses adopt the inverted pyramid organizational model and put workers on top.
December 13, 2016
Ask the Healthcare CIO

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 framework is transforming the culture to think lean.
November 29, 2016
Winning strategies for MACRA and MIPS
Ask the Healthcare CIO

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.
October 24, 2016