Lexington, Mass.–May 6, 2016—Imprivata® (NYSE: IMPR), the healthcare IT security company, today announced the appointment of Aaron Miri to Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Government Relations.
Mr. Miri will be responsible for leading the vision, development, and implementation of information technology initiatives in support of Imprivata’s overall business plan and strategic vision. In addition, he will continue to be a thought leader in Healthcare IT security, helping to inform and drive public policy to ensure that cybersecurity and interoperability become a reality in healthcare. Mr. Miri has a wealth of experience leading Information Technology organizations supporting innovation in healthcare, most recently as CIO of Walnut Hill Medical Center, lauded by Forbes Magazine as the hospital that Steve Jobs would have built.
“I am thrilled to have Aaron join Imprivata as he has established himself as a forward-thinking CIO who has deployed IT solutions focused not only on delivering better patient outcomes, but also on driving greater provider productivity,” said Omar Hussain, President and CEO of Imprivata. “Aaron’s experience building a world-class Information Services team at a cutting-edge facility like Walnut Hill Medical Center provides exactly what we need to help guide our company’s IT initiatives as we continue to invest and implement agile systems that will scale with the business.”
“As a CIO in healthcare, I’ve known Imprivata as the gold standard for providing solutions that enable healthcare to tackle the industry’s current security epidemic,” shared Mr. Miri. “I am thrilled to join a team of passionate professionals who are working towards a mission-oriented goal of combatting healthcare hacks, especially in a time when the industry has never been more vulnerable.”
Mr. Miri has held leadership roles in Health IT for over a decade. He is a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO) through the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), a distinguished Fellow with the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and he holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Under his leadership, Walnut Hill Medical Center was awarded HIMSS EMRAM Stage 6 Certification, and recognized as a Best Hospital IT Department candidate by Healthcare IT News.
Imprivata® (NYSE: IMPR), the healthcare IT security company, provides healthcare organizations globally with a security and identity platform that delivers authentication management, fast access to patient information, secure communications, and positive patient identification. Imprivata enables care providers to securely and efficiently access, communicate, and transact patient health information to address critical compliance and security challenges while improving productivity and the patient experience. For more information, please visit www.imprivata.com.