Conrad Band has been named permanent Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) – having held interim role since May 2021.
Band will oversee all CHLA Information Services (IS) teams as well as key vendors that provide technology solutions for CHLA.
The role partners closely with research, academic and data leadership to collectively drive strategic utilization of data and supporting technologies; leads enterprise-wide communications on the progress and performance of IT initiatives and planning to enhance and support clinical and business applications, cybersecurity, voice (phone) and other network infrastructure and services.
“Being named to the permanent CIO is a testament to Conrad’s contribution and leadership throughout his tenure at CHLA,” said Lara Khouri, MBA, MPH, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
“Conrad is a forward-thinking technology champion and leader who works tirelessly to ensure effective, efficient and secure operation of CHLA’s information systems.”
Band joined CHLA in 2017 as CISO and took on the interim CIO role during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Under his leadership the IS team has been able to support the organization in innovative and collaborative new ways – including remote work and expanded telehealth capabilities.Click below to share this article