MetroHealth Leaders Named to Crain’s Notables in Technology List
Crain's Cleveland Business named MetroHealth's David Fiser and David Kaelber, MD, PhD, to its 2022 Notables in Technology list along with over 20 other honorees representing almost every aspect of the tech work world in Northeast Ohio.
In its piece about Fiser, the System's Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Crain's highlights his work leading a team of nearly 200 information technology professionals amid the opening of two new hospitals: The MetroHealth Glick Center and MetroHealth Cleveland Heights Behavioral Hospital.
"Beyond maintaining hospital IT, Fiser is a key leader in supporting the system's continued growth … This work includes cybersecurity enhancements, complex data center migrations and upgrades to an electronic medical records system," Crain's wrote.
As for Dr. Kaelber, the System's Chief Medical Informatics Officer and Vice President of Health Informatics, Crain's wrote that electronic health records are the preeminent means of keeping track of today's patients.
"Dr. David Kaelber has kept MetroHealth at the forefront of a vital technology providing patients better care and more efficient service … MetroHealth is an advanced user of the Epic health records system, ranking among the top 1% of systems utilizing the innovation," Crain's wrote.
For the Crain's honorees, "technology comprises everything from ingenuity to workplace safety, from developing better paths for employees to do their work to ensuring the digital safety of those employees — and the company."
Founded in 1837, MetroHealth is leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery, and teamwork. Cuyahoga County’s public, safety-net hospital system, MetroHealth meets people where they are, providing care through four hospitals, four emergency departments, and more than 20 health centers and 40 additional sites. Each day, our 8,000 employees focus on providing our community with equitable health care–through patient-focused research, access to care, and support services–that seeks to eradicate health disparities rooted in systematic barriers. For more information, visit metrohealth.org.