Shafiq Rab is the CDO and System CIO at Tufts Medicine.
Dr. Shafiq Rab is an inspirational and visionary health care leader who serves as a catalyst for the transformation of healthcare delivery through the use of technology in an innovative and fiscally responsible manner. A technology evangelist specializing in consensus building between and amongst staff, physicians and leadership in complex and disparate environments by instilling trust and confidence in the technology, teams and the service they provide with proven positive outcomes in the form of bringing two major healthcare systems to HIMSS Stage 6, Stage 1 Meaningful Use, including two recent back to back successful Epic EHR implementations with special emphasis in enhancing patient experience.
One of Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Hospital CIOs to know and a Medical Doctor that brings forward thinking, business-oriented, Lean Six Sigma methodologies to the forefront of healthcare’s transformation as a driving force in hospital joint ventures, ambulatory practice partnerships, Oncology practices and ACO population health management and integrated health information exchanges.
Proven track record in directing and managing of advanced, rapidly growing healthcare organizations with expertise in strategic leadership and vision, driving innovation and change, administration and governance, merger & acquisitions, aligning technology and business goals, measuring and maximizing IT value, operational turnaround, enterprise business integration, architecture and infrastructure design/implementation and virtualization.