Bobbie Byrne, M.D.

Job Title: Vice President for Health Information Technology at Edward Hospital in Naperville, Ill
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Bobbie Byrne M.D. writes about being a community hospital CIO all the while trying to figure out how a nice pediatrician like her got hit in the head with the computer.

Dr. Byrne also serves on the Board of Commissioners for the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) and previously served as the Clinical Director of Certification Development.  She has also served as the co-chair for the Child Health Work Group. She also volunteers on the Enterprise Information Systems Steering Committee for HIMSS.

Dr. Byrne has served in a variety of positions in healthcare IT, on the provider as well the consulting and vendor sides of healthcare. She received her M.D. from Northwestern University and completed her pediatrics residency at Children’s Memorial Medical Center in Chicago, and practiced at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and as part of a private practice group at then-Evanston Northwestern Healthcare (now North Shore University HealthSystem).  She received her Master in Business Administration from Kellogg Graduate School of Management with concentrations in Healthcare, Marketing and Finance.