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News Release
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
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Andrea Peel, 501-686-8996
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UAMS Names Miller Chief Information Officer

LITTLE ROCK – David L. Miller, a nationally recognized health care information technology leader with more than 30 years experience in the industry, has been named vice chancellor and chief information officer for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

In this role he will oversee information systems for all UAMS programs throughout the state. He previously served as executive director of information systems for the University of Chicago Medical Center.

“David has extensive experience in both the health care and information technology industries as well as leadership experience in academic health care – all of which make him a good fit to lead our information technology department,” said UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D.

Miller served in leadership roles with several international and national firms, including PricewaterhouseCoopers and Capgemini, Ernst and Young. For the last five years he has led information technology programs first at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill., and then at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

He is a Fellow with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer with the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

He holds a bachelor’s degree in zoology from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill., and a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 540,000-square-foot hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,836 students and 761 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including nearly 1,150 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com.

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