Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare’s Chief Information Officer Dee Cantrell has been named CIO of the Year by the Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GCLA).
The Georgia CIO of the Year Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program in the state. It honors technology executives who have shown excellence in managing enterprise-wide information systems in Georgia. Since 1998, the GCLA has used its CIO of the Year Awards program to recognize excellence in managing enterprise-wide information systems.
Emory Healthcare is the clinical arm of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which focuses on patient care, education of health professionals, research addressing health and illness, and health policies for prevention and treatment of disease. The health system has 1,184 licensed patient beds, 9,000 employees and more than 20 health centers located throughout Metro Atlanta.
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