Full Name
Howard Landa MD
Job Title
VP Clinical Informatics
Sutter Health
Speaker Bio
Howard Landa, MD has been the is Vice President of Clinical Informatics and EHR for Sutter Health since 2017. In this role he oversees Provider Informatics from both an EHR integrity and Technology Change management perspective. Prior to this he held the position of Chief Medical information officer (CMIO) at Alameda Health System (2009-17) after being the CMIO of Kaiser’s Hawaii Region 2001-2009. He began his career as a Pediatric Urologist at Loma Linda University (starting in1990) where he started his informatics career as a Medical Director of Information Systems.

His career has been driven by two ideals. The first is a belief that Healthcare Information Technology can be leveraged to improve the Quality and Efficiency of Healthcare delivery and to support both Patient and Provider satisfaction since before the “Quadruple Aim” was born. And the second that Medicine is the original “open source” profession creating a responsibility to share what we learn in the emerging field of informatics. To this end has been a leader in both AMDIS and HIMSS for over 20 years and was named one of the top 25 Clinical Informaticists in 2010, 2011 and 2012
Howard Landa