Andrew Zechnich, MD, MPH
Dr. Zechnich is a practicing emergency physician in Portland, Oregon and the regional Chief Medical Information Officer for Providence St. Joseph Healthcare, Oregon Region. Dr. Zechnich is board certified in Emergency Medicine and in Clinical Informatics and has been involved in informatics for over 20 years. He has a passion for improving interoperability and currently serves on Epic's Care Everywhere Governing Council. He chairs a regional Care Everywhere Users Group and has led multiple initiatives to improve interoperability between EHR systems. He serves on the Board of Directors for a regional health information exchange, Reliance eHealth Collaborative. He has served as a Physician Builder and as a Provider Informaticist and has been involved in EMR optimization and Epic deployment across the Providence Health System.