Brian Doerr

SVP Information Technology & Security and Privacy Officer

As Senior Vice President of Information Technology & Security and Privacy Officer, Brian Doerr is responsible for the implementation and development of all IT, security and privacy related programs for CHC and CHC hospital clients. Brian leads IT and information management systems, supports all aspects of Meaningful Use, directs Security and Privacy initiatives, oversees telecom funding programs including CHC’s Universal Services Administration Company consortium, and leads CHC’s credit card processing initiative.

Brian brings an extensive background in technology services and hospital cost management to CHC. Previously, Brian worked as Senior Vice President of Technology Services at Argyle Solutions, Inc. in Irving, Texas; Director of Business Intelligence for Duke University HealthSystems; and Director of Revenue Reporting and Analysis at Triad Hospitals in Plano, Texas.

Brian is a frequent national speaker on healthcare technology, including the American Hospital Association’s Rural Healthcare Leadership Conferences, the Texas Hospital Association’s Cybersecurity Conferences, Becker’s CIO and CFO forums, and Google.

He serves on the Texas Hospital Association’s Technology Advisory Council and Texas Hospitals Editorial Board, and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., and a Masters of Arts in Human Dimensions of Organizations from the University of Texas in Austin, Texas.

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Squeaky-Wheel IT vs. Enterprise IT: A Better Approach to Information Technology for Community Hospitals

It is time to think of IT differently—not as a business function but as a business partner with the same business objectives as your healthcare organization as a whole. That means strategic business goals should drive IT decisions. In healthcare organizations, the ultimate business goals are delivering superior patient care and improving outcomes. IT exists principally to support those and other goals.

Understanding IT in terms of a business partnership drives down costs. The main drivers of IT costs can be a “hard sell” by vendors to executives and physicians...

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ADDITIONAL TEAM MEBERS:

Doug Carrington, IT System Administrator
Ilene Kelley, Telecom Funding Analyst II
Paige Pierce, Senior Telecom Funding Analyst
Alphonso Washington, IT Analyst III
Lavon Butler, IT Analyst II