Ferdinand Velasco

Senior Vice President and CHIO
Texas Health Resources
Dr. Ferdinand Velasco serves at the chief health information officer for Texas Health Resources, a faith-based, integrated healthcare delivery system in North Texas. A HIMSS fellow and member of the Board of HIMSS, North America, he leads the system’s functions responsible for clinical decision support, medical informatics, nursing informatics, electronic health record reporting, quality measurement, and clinical analytics. Through his and his team's leadership of the implementation of the electronic health record, Texas Health was awarded the Enterprise Davies Award for Excellence in 2013 and has achieved HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7.