EEH’s Dr. John Lee named HIMSS-AMDIS Physician Executive Leader of the Year

March 06, 2019
Dr John Lee

John Lee, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Edward-Elmhurst Health, has been named the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) – Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS) Physician Executive Leader of the Year.

The award recognizes a physician leader who demonstrates significant leadership in optimizing health engagements and care outcomes through information and technology.

Dr. Lee, a respected informaticist and thought leader who has made many contributions to the health information and technology field, was recognized during the Awards Gala at the 2019 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition on Feb. 13 in Orlando.

HIMSS and AMDIS jointly present the Physician Executive Leader of the Year award to recognize an individual who represents an ongoing commitment to harnessing the power of information and technology to positively transform health and healthcare. The award recipient exhibits active leadership of the effective use of information and technology in support of the strategic initiatives of his or her organization.