Vice President and Chief Health Informatics Officer, Memorial Hermann Health System

Emeka has been an informatics physician executive with Memorial Hermann since 2014. Current duties include serving as a trusted problem-solving liaison for clinicians, health system executives, information technology (IT) staff, and IT vendors. He provides leadership for enterprise-wide health information technology and electronic health record (EHR) planning, development, design implementation, and benefit realization. He is also responsible for the development of informatics resources, expanding Memorial Hermann’s virtual health footprint, and maturing service line analytics for the health system. 

Emeka is boarded in emergency medicine, clinical informatics, and medical quality. He has been part of the academic faculty at the McGovern Medical School in Houston since 2007 and still practices emergency medicine, educating fellows, residents, and medical students. He has research published on medical error reporting, diagnostic errors, patient care transitions, and data visualization. He completed his medical school at University of Missouri-Columbia, and his emergency medicine residency at Boston Medical Center.