Cherie Pardue is CIO for the American Hospital Dubai. Prior to this, Cherie was the Deputy CIO for Adventist Healthcare, a healthcare delivery network including five nationally accredited, acute-care and specialty hospitals, mental health services, and home health agencies, serving the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and northwestern New Jersey. Cherie co-led the Care Excellence Initiative, implementing and optimizing the EHRs across the organization. She also led the strategic design and transition of IT Services from a completely outsourced environment to a blended environment based on a strategic sourcing strategy.
She is the President of the Virginia HIMSS Board. She is also a member of the Performance Improvement subcommittee for CHIME, and the Intel/CDW Healthcare Advisory Board, where Cherie plays an active role in advocating and promoting important healthcare topics.
Prior to Adventist HealthCare, Cherie was the CIO at Children’s National Medical Center where she developed and led the technology strategy for the organization. Under Cherie’s guidance, numerous clinical applications were adopted, including EHR Solutions (CPOE, Physician and Nursing Documentation, Pharmacy, ED and Surgical Systems) and technology platforms were implemented. She conceived and implemented the Clinical Informatics Support Center to: ensure tight integration between technology and clinical workflow, and aid clinicians in timely and accurate problem resolution, education and support.
Preceding Children’s National, Cherie spent over twenty years leading large scale project implementations and consulting for non-profits and law firms and has leveraged her marketing background as Director of Product Management/Marketing for several .com organizations guiding their product launches. Cherie has a degree in Information Technology from the University of Canberra, Australia.