Hudson Headwaters Health Network has announced the promotion of John Dudla to Chief Information Officer. In this newly created role, Dudla will be responsible for the planning and execution of Hudson Headwaters’ technology-enabled initiatives to improve patient experience, clinical quality, operation outcomes, and team satisfaction.
“John has played an instrumental role in our success over the years, particularly as it relates to the implementation and ongoing support of our electronic health records system (athena), other clinical applications and analytics,” said Hudson Headwaters Health Network President and Chief Administrative Officer Dominick Bizzarro. “His contributions have been revolutionary for the network and this promotion reflects our confidence in his continued technological leadership.”
A recognized expert in electronic health records systems within the athena community, Dudla is frequently sought out for advice and recommendations throughout the United States.
“I am honored to be part of the Hudson Headwaters leadership team that supports a mission to provide quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to everyone in our communities,” said Dudla. “Personally, it is an exciting opportunity to continue to advance significant information technology improvements in such a unique and dedicated organization as Hudson Headwaters.”
Dudla joined the network in 2006 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science/Information Systems from SUNY Geneseo. Prior to joining Hudson Headwaters, Dudla spent a combined 20 years working first for Mary McClellan Hospital and later Glens Falls Hospital.