Executive eMentor Podcast

Episode #6: What have been your biggest challenges in advancing your career and how did you overcome them?


Join Deanna Wise, PMP, executive vice president and chief information office at Dignity Health, formerly Catholic Healthcare West in San Francisco. As executive vice president and CIO, Wise oversees all of Dignity Health’s information technology functions with a focus on the 40-hospital system’s electronic medical records. Deanna has been in the information technology field for 22 years with 16 of those in the health care industry. She has led the Information Technology due-diligence for numerous individual hospitals and hospital network acquisitions.

Her experience includes a deep understanding and vast experience on the development and maintenance of industry-leading clinical IT systems. Wise oversees the full implementation of Dignity Health’s new EHR software standard that will bring state-of-the-art electronic records to each of their facilities.

Wise is a member of the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Committee, which was founded in 2003 in response to the increased recognition of the role of the informatics nurse professional in healthcare information and management systems.

She is also a HIMSS Nurse Informatics e-Mentor.