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Aaron Miri, MBA, CHCIO

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Aaron Miri, MBA, CHCIO, is the chief information officer for Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin. Miri brings more than 15 years of health care experience driving growth and innovation, leading both provider and commercial health care enterprises and providing thought leadership and close collaboration with state and federal representatives. As CIO, Miri is passionate about humanizing technology by collaborating with clinicians, technology partners and business champions to truly transform health care delivery for consumers, patients and providers.

In 2020, the United States Senate congressionally reappointed Miri for a second term to the Department of Health and Human Services’ federal Health IT Advisory Committee, established under the 21st Century Cures Act. Furthermore, he was elevated to the role of co-chairman of the HITAC. The United States Senate first appointed Miri to the HITAC in 2018.

In 2016, the Obama administration appointed Miri to serve on the Health IT Policy Committee established under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Miri is the prior chair of the HIMSS National Public Policy Committee and serves as an expert adviser to the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and to other congressional panels engaged in numerous health IT policy topics. Miri also serves as an adviser to the National Academy of Medicine on the topics of health care privacy, security and data.

Prior to joining Dell Medical School, Miri served as the chief information officer for Imprivata, where he helped to build and transform a global commercial enterprise focused on health care cyber security. Prior to Imprivata, Miri was the chief information officer for Walnut Hill Medical Center and the chief technology officer for Children’s Health System of Texas, located in Dallas.

Miri has successfully led organizations that achieved the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award, HIMSS Level 7 EMRAM status and HITRUST CSF designation. He also led the first provider organization to receive the SECURETexas Health Information Privacy and Security certification awarded through the Texas Health Services Authority. Miri is a proud member of the CHIME CIO Boot Camp Faculty, and he routinely mentors early careerists through CHIME, HIMSS and other national Health IT associations.

Miri received his MBA with distinction from the University of Dallas, and his Bachelor of Science in management information systems from the University of Texas at Arlington. Miri is a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer through the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, a distinguished fellow with the Health Information Management Systems Society and a Project Management Professional with the Project Management Institute.

Miri was nationally recognized in 2020 “CIOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review and named a 2020 Healthcare Hero by the CHIME Foundation. He was also honored with the 2016 Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leaders award, 2017 Texas Health IT Leadership Award and the 2019 Constellation Research Business Transformation 150 award.

He serves on the board of directors with the Sequoia Project and the Commonwealth Health Alliance and is on the council of information technology executives for AthenaHealth. Miri also serves as a CIO board adviser for Dell Inc. and as an industry adviser for numerous health care startups and leading venture capital corporations.

Professional Affiliations
  • Health Information Management Systems Society
    Fellow
  • College of Healthcare Information Management Executives
    Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
    Congressionally Appointed Member, Health Information Technology Advisory Committee
Awards & Honors
  • CIOs to Know
    Becker's Hospital Review; 2015, 2016, 2020
  • Texas Health IT Leadership Award
    HIMSS, 2017
  • Premier 100 Technology Leader
    Computerworld, 2016