Healthcare IT Faculty
Healthcare Management & Insurance Studies
Jamie M. Nelson is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Her experience spans academic medical center, multi-hospital systems and community hospital system settings as well as management consulting and IT outsourcing. Jamie’s 31 year career in health care include extensive experience in: – IT Leadership – IT Operations, – IT Project Management and Systems Implementation, – IT Management Consulting – IT Outsourcing – Hospital Operations Performance improvement – Hospital Operations Management She has developed initiatives supporting the strategic direction of the hospital that have enhanced efficiency in providing patient care. Prior to Hospital for Special Surgery, Jamie’s experience included serving as Vice President and CIO at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut. Under her leadership, Norwalk Hospital was nationally recognized for its HIMSS Level 6 Certification the and the Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study for its use of advanced information technology She also created the hospital’s Performance Improvement function and led its Lean transformation efforts. Jamie’s experience also included serving as Vice President of Outsourcing Services at Long Beach, Ca. based FCG, where she managed major outsourcing accounts and implemented advanced hospital information systems. Prior to that Jamie had served as Vice President of Information Systems at New York – Presbyterian Hospital, directing all financial and patient management systems and implementing new technologies. She was a senior manager at Ernst & Young and began her career in information technology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She holds her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and received her MBA from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.