David Chou, VP, CIO and CDO, Children’s Mercy Hospital

David Chou, Children's Mercy Hospital

Vice President, CIO and CDO


David Chou is the Vice President / Chief Information & Digital Officer for Children’s Mercy Kansas City. Children’s Mercy is the only free-standing children's hospital between St. Louis and Denver and provide comprehensive care for patients from birth to 21. They are consistently ranked among the leading children's hospitals in the nation and were the first hospital in Missouri or Kansas to earn the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in patient care from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Prior to Children’s Mercy David held the CIO position at University of Mississippi Medical Center, the state’s only academic health science center. David also served as senior director of IT operations at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and CIO at AHMC Healthcare in California. His work has been recognized by several publications, and he has been interviewed by a number of media outlets. David is also one of the most mentioned CIOs on social media, and is an active member of both CHIME and HIMSS.

Previously Worked

CIO, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Recent Content from David Chou

Digital Transformation of Healthcare

Is digital innovation really happening at traditional healthcare players or are so-called "healthtech" startups really leading the charge? As regulated industries finally undergo digital transformation in a major way, CXOTALK brings back well-known CIO David Chou to the show for an update on what he's seeing take place in the healthcare industry today.

David Chou, CIO, Univ. of Mississippi Medical Center

David Chou is CIO of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. He is responsible for all technology related to the three missions: education, research and patient care.UMMC includes five hospitals and University Physicians.
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