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Jax Daily Record Friday, Sep. 17, 202112:14 PM EST

Baptist Health names first chief digital and information officer

Aaron Miri was chief information officer at The University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin.
by: Katie Garwood Staff Writer

Baptist Health on Sept. 17 named Aaron Miri as its first senior vice president and chief digital and information officer.

He will be responsible for digital strategy, innovation, cybersecurity and implementing technology across the organization.

“Incorporating key digital strategies into the IT roadmap is about engagement and making things easier for everyone, so caregivers and patients alike can get the information they need, when, where and how they want it,” Miri said in a news release. 

“My goal is to humanize technology to solve problems in new ways and help to accomplish transformational strategic goals.”

Miri was chief information officer at the University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin. He has been a CIO at several other health systems and companies.

He is co-chairman of the U.S. Health and Human Services federal Health IT Advisory Committee.

Miri received a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from The University of Texas at Arlington and an MBA from the University of Dallas. 

“Aaron brings a wealth of experience in health care and information technology to our executive team,” Michael Mayo, president and CEO of Baptist Health, said in the release. 

“He has a track record of transforming care delivery for consumers, patients, and providers by collaborating with clinicians, internal stakeholders and technology partners.”

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