Oakland, Calif. — September 11, 2018 — Alameda Health System today announced Mark Amey as Chief Information Officer. With a strong background in implementing electronic health record systems, Amey will oversee the installation of Alameda Health System’s new milestone EHR project, which will enhance the coordination of patient care across the public hospital system.
Amey has more than 20 years of experience in the field of health care IT including, management of outsourced technology vendors and the conversion of services to state-of-the-art in-house operations. He most recently served as Associate Chief Information Officer at University of California San Diego Health, where he was responsible for day-to day operations of the infrastructure teams, project management office, and Security and Information System operations for the organization.
“Mark’s in-depth knowledge and impressive experience align with the future direction of Alameda Health System,” said Delvecchio Finley, CEO. “As CIO, we are confident he will guide the organization through a smooth transition to electronic health records, that will enhance our commitment to serve our patients with highest-quality care.”
Amey’s background includes serving as Chief Technology Officer during a conversion to EHR at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital-Stanford Health, and serving as Chief Information Officer at University of Southern California Health.
“I am excited to join Alameda Health System at this pivotal time in the history of the organization,” Amey said. “Having gone through similar projects in the past, I know this implementation will transform the care we provide, including the exchange of information and communications with patients and medical colleagues. I believe in the mission of this organization and its commitment to providing the highest quality health care to all patients.”
Lorna Fernandes, Media Relations Manager