Founder & CEO
Cheryl Petersilge is President and Founder of Vidagos, an enterprise imaging strategy firm. A respected physician, imaging leader, and innovative engineer, Dr. Petersilge provides extensive expertise as a pioneer in enterprise imaging with deep knowledge in healthcare informatics. As an internationally known radiologist and highly regarded physician leader at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Petersilge held numerous Chair and Medical Director positions in radiology and information technology. Dr. Petersilge was at the forefront of the movement to design best practices and establish cutting-edge systems that informed the Clinic’s rise to global leadership in enterprising imaging. Dr. Petersilge is recognized among the top professionals in her field, having been selected as one of three U.S. representatives on the HIMSS International Center for Excellence for development of the Digital Imaging Adoption Model (DIAM). Currently she is a Co-Chair of the HIMSS-SIIM Enterprise Imaging Community and has previously served on their Advisory Board and led the Photodocumentation Workgroup. She has been recognized as a Radxx Trailblazer. Dr. Petersilge is the past president of the Society of Skeletal Radiology and provides leadership for numerous professional organizations and advisory boards. In addition to her many leadership roles at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Petersilge has held academic appointments at Case Western Reserve University / University Hospitals of Cleveland; the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University; and the University of California at San Diego. She is currently a Visiting Clinical Professor of Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Petersilge is widely sought as a subject matter expert, speaker, and writer with 30 peer-reviewed articles, 15 invited articles, and more than 100 book chapters published.