Full Name
Ben Chao
Job Title
President, CareConnect
MultiCare Health System
Speaker Bio
Ben Chao is the President of CareConnect at MultiCare Health System and responsible for extending EHRs and other technology solutions to strategic partners. He holds a dual role as Partner at MultiCare Capital Partners, the system’s strategic and social impact investment arm.
He has held several positions of progressing accountability at MultiCare and started his career at MultiCare as an Administrative Fellow. Most recently he has served as Director of Technology Advisory Services, facilitating the organization’s digital transformation to deliver consumer-obsessed, provider-empowering, high-value care. He has brokered mergers and acquisitions, led market strategy & facility planning, and ran MultiCare’s virtual urgent care and telehealth provider services teams.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s in Health Administration (MHA) from the University of Washington. He is the current Board Treasurer at Seattle Adaptive Sports and a regular guest instructor at the University of Washington’s MHA and MHIHIM (Health Informatics and Health Information Management) programs.
Ben Chao