Two Chief Information Officers named at El Paso healthcare organizations

El Paso News

Two El Paso health organizations announced the appointment of new Chief Information Officers on Monday. University Medical Center announced Ray Davis, formerly of the Hospitals of Providence, will assume leadership of the hospital’s information technology. Meanwhile, Sharon Perkins was promoted to CIO of El Paso Health.

Davis joins UMC with over 35 years of hospital IT experience and leadership. He will work closely with UMC’s existing IT leadership and team. 

“I am extremely happy to have Ray join us as our new CIO,” said Jacob Cintron, President & CEO. “He has the experience and technological awareness that is required for a growing hospital such as UMC. Our new clinics, new systems and plans for the future are the perfect fit for Ray.”

UMC has more than 2,800 employees and a growing patient base which will require exceptional technology performance across the main hospital campus and UMC’s community clinics and new emergency departments being built in northeast and east El Paso.

Sharon Perkins was promoted to Chief Information Officer of El Paso Health after leading the IT operations at the company for over 16 years. 

“Sharon has a proven track record at El Paso Health, whereas our Senior Director of IT she has consistently implemented technology enhancements that have allowed EL Paso Health to become an industry leader in using technology to improve operational processes,” said Frank Dominguez, President, and CEO of El Paso Health. 

El Paso Health is a local, private, non-profit organization that is a licensed HMO established by the El Paso County Hospital District to enter into a contract with the Health and Human Services Commission. the purpose of El Paso Health is to facilitate and ease healthcare access to medical care for STAR and CHIP members in El Paso and Hudspeth County. 

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