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Greg Walton, Chief Information Officer

Last Updated Wednesday, July 07, 2010 10:19:49 PM

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Greg Walton, a nationally known leader in health information technology with more than 35 years of industry experience, joined El Camino Hospital in late 2007. Before coming to El Camino Hospital, he served as senior vice president and chief information officer at Carilion Health System in Roanoke, Virginia.

Mr. Walton has also held management positions at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Cap Gemini, and SMS. His professional accomplishments include serving as the former Executive Advisor to the Commonwealth of Virginia's Task Force for Health Care Information Systems, and serving on the Sub Committee Chair for The Governor's Task Force for Electronic Health Records.

He is a Fellow of the Health Care Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) as well as the Past Chair of the HIMSS Board of Directors. He received the HIMSS Health Care Leadership Award in 2004 and was named the John Gall CIO of the year in 2005. 

He is also a member of the the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Mr. Walton holds a master of business administration from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania and a bachelor of arts degree in social science from the University of Miami, Florida.