Sameer Badlani, MD, FACP, was recently named Chief Health Information Officer for Intermountain Healthcare. He will start his new position Oct. 1.
“Please join me in welcoming Dr. Badlani to Intermountain,” said Brent Wallace, MD, Intermountain’s Chief Medical Officer. “He will be a key member of our iCentra implementation leadership team, assisting with the configuration, deployment, and ongoing optimization of iCentra and associated technologies to improve clinical care quality across Intermountain.”
Dr. Badlani comes to Intermountain from the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Division, where he has served as Chief Medical Information Officer since 2011. Notably, Dr. Badlani has led the University of Chicago’s enterprise-wide Epic electronic health record implementation and optimization since 2010 and leads UCM’s clinical informatics portfolio. He also currently serves on several administrative and academic committees and is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Department of Medicine. Recently, Dr. Badlani was nominated as Secretary to the Board of Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems.
A graduate of the University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University, in New Delhi, India, Dr. Badlani also received informatics training from the University of Utah and Internal Medicine residency training at the University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
In his role at Intermountain, Dr. Badlani will also serve as the Medical Director of the iCentra Innovation Committee, and he will support several other teams. Additionally, he will represent Intermountain on the Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) board.