Covenant Health is pleased to welcome Uday Madasu as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO). Madasu is a proven Information Technology executive with over twenty years of hands-on experience in the implementation and management of health care information systems. As a member of the Corporate Leadership Team, he will focus on aligning technology strategies with organizational objectives to drive growth and innovation.
“Uday brings to this role extensive competencies in digital transformation; business intelligence and analytics; cybersecurity strategy; process reengineering and workflow automation and enterprise technology architecture,” says Stephen W. Forney, senior vice president and chief financial officer. “He has a proven track record of successful leadership and technical expertise. I’m pleased to welcome him to the team.”
“I’m passionate about advancing health care information systems. I am excited about opportunities to optimize technology to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve as well as support those who deliver care,” says Madasu. “I look forward to working closely with senior leaders to ensure Covenant Health continues to meet and exceed sector standards in regard to electronic health records and other clinical, financial and operational applications.”
Prior to joining Covenant Health, Madasu was the CIO for the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, a multi-service not-for-profit Health and Human Services agency, in New Nork, N.Y. Prior to that, he held the role of CIO at RiverSpring Health, a large not-for-profit long term and post-acute care provider based in Bronx, N.Y.
Madasu holds several certifications and has technical competencies that span clinical, financial, human resources, database, business intelligence and enterprise office systems. He earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance/Systems from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio as well as a Master of Business Administration in Finance and a Master of Commerce in Taxation from Andhra University in India. Madasu is also a member of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and a volunteer for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind.