Technology Leader


IPMI would like to congratulate Tom Stafford, VP & CIO of Halifax Health, on receiving a 2017 Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leader Award!

This prestigious award is given to the top 100 leaders in technology and business; these individuals have been recognized for their innovative solutions and unprecedented technology leadership that have led to groundbreaking improvements in their businesses.

We are so honored to have Tom Stafford speaking at the upcoming Healthcare IT Institute, taking place June 4th – 6th 2017 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. He will be sharing top strategies, tips and tactics on effectively meeting CyberSecurity challenges. In his session he will explore topics such as:

  • Maintaining resources and prioritizing risk to optimize and secure medical records, patient-generated data, mobile
  • Framing and communicating Cyber Threats to the CEO and Board
  • Exploring technology innovations which combat continued threats without breaking the budget
  • Examining the best ways to establish security, scrutiny and authentication
  • Walking the C-suite through a breach

The Healthcare IT Institute brings together CIOs from hospitals and health systems across the U.S., including David Chou, VP & Chief Information & Digital Officer, Children’s Mercy Hospital; Dr. Eric Hartz, SVP & Chief Health Informatics Officer, Trinity Health; Mary Alice Annecharico, SVP & CIO, Henry Ford Health System; and Dr. Edmund Jackson, Chief Data Scientist, Clinical Services Group, HCA – Hospital Corporation of America. Throughout the 2 ½ days, the CIOs will take part in insightful speaker sessions, innovative roundtable discussions, intimate business meetings and unparalleled networking opportunities to collaborate on topics such as improving the patient experience, leveraging technology to enhance the quality of care, driving IT employee engagement and enabling Population Health Management.

Are you ready to challenge your thinking, inspire creativity on your team and equip your organization with new tools? Please contact to see Tom Stafford speak and secure your spot at the Institute.