David Chou

Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer
Children's Mercy of Kansas City
David Chou is vice president and chief information and digital officer at Children’s Mercy Kansas City. The only freestanding children's hospital between St. Louis and Denver, Children’s Mercy provides comprehensive care for patients from birth to age 21. It is consistently ranked among the leading children's hospitals in the U.S. and was the first hospital in Missouri or Kansas to earn the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in patient care from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to joining Children’s Mercy, David held the CIO position at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the only academic health science center in Mississippi. David also served as senior director of IT operations at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and as CIO at AHMC Healthcare in California. His work has been recognized by several publications, and he has been interviewed by a number of media outlets.