Nebraska Health Information Initiative (nehii)

Position: Chief Technology Information Officer

Location: Omaha, NE


NEHII, a 501c3, is Nebraska's designated statewide health information exchange (HIE), prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP), data integrator, health information service provider (HISP), and population health utility. It has a public/private governance model that includes providers, payers, and both state and federal agencies. NEHII is the parent of Nebraska Healthcare Collaborative, NEHII shared services, and the NEHII Foundation. To date, NEHII has over 10,000 clinician users, nearly 70% of all acute care data, and 100% of patient encounters and medications dispensed in the region. NEHII is designated a QE, QCDR and was the first HIE in the nation to achieve NCQA certification.

Job Description:

Reporting to the chief executive officer, the CTIO serves as the senior executive responsible for overseeing Information Technology and Systems people, processes, and technologies in support of the organization's unique objectives and goals. The CTIO is NEHII's key leadership role in the critical strategic, technical, and management initiatives – from information security to customer experience and leveraging data – that mitigate threats and drive business growth.

As a member of the senior executive team, the CTIO participates in the prioritization and coordination of IT/IS investments to enable corporate growth, and drives IT/IS initiatives and development in coordination with NEHII's strategic plan. The CTIO must be a visionary with the ability to build deep professional relationships with business and IT/IS leadership, becoming a natural extension of IT/IS in providing guidance on critical decisions that include strategy, organization, architecture, solution assessment and evaluation, implementation, and transition. The appropriate candidate will have extensive knowledge of clinical systems, healthcare business applications, back-end systems, data analytics, storage, networking, security, and mobile and virtualization technologies.

Search Team:

Derek J. Castaneda

Joe Johnston

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