James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Linda Bund One of America’s Powerful in Health IT
Bronx, NY – Health Data Management (HDM) magazine has announced its 2018 Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT and the James J. Peters’ Chief Health Informatics Officer, Linda Bund, is among the 25 honorees in the CIO/Hospital IT Executive category. Of note, Ms. Bund is the only VA staff member represented in this most prestigious group, which includes Chief Informatics Officers at Cleveland Clinic, MD Anderson, Hospital for Special Surgery, Yale and Memorial Sloan Kettering, to name a few.
The HDM recognition program highlights the professional achievements and leadership of women in the healthcare information technology industries. Nominations were solicited in two categories; Health Information Technology leader and Industry Thought Leader/Influencer. Honorees were selected from a field of candidates who were nominated by Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) executives, or by HDM’s editors. This is the third year that Health Data Management has sponsored this recognition program. “We are extremely proud of Linda,” said Dr. Erik Langhoff, the JJP Medical Center Director. “Her contributions in informatics and analytics, as well as her visionary leadership, have kept our medical center on the forefront of every new wave in technology and data management. She is innovative and collaborative and has contributed greatly as a key member of our leadership team. Simply put, we are better informed, more able to respond to changing business and medical dynamics, and better prepared to provide high quality healthcare, due to Linda’s many significant contributions. She is most deserving of this recognition and I am pleased to congratulate her on yet another noteworthy accomplishment.”
Health Data Management is the information resource for medical and IT professionals, executives and administrators who are leading the transformation now sweeping the healthcare industry. Health Data Management engages over 214,000 healthcare IT professionals across all media platforms, across all media. HDM serves business, technology and clinical decision-makers, including CEOs and CFOs, physicians and nurses in leadership roles, chief medical information officers, group practice administrators and IT managers.
For more information related to this story or the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, please contact Jim Connell, Public Affairs Officer, at 718.584.9000, Ext. 6620.