Associate Enterprise Chief Medical Information Officer
Since joining Dignity Health in 2013, Dr. Gurmeet Sran has worked closely with leadership and IT staff to ensure proper deployment of EMRs, governance oversight, and ongoing innovation in the health IT space. Currently he is the Associate Enterprise Chief Medical Information Officer, overseeing a team of physicians and statisticians who are aggregating and analyzing clinical information across the organization to enable reduced variation of care, decreased cost, and improved outcomes. By leveraging machine learning techniques, text analytics, and “big data” computing architectures, his team has developed and implemented models to improve sepsis detection and help risk segment patient populations for ongoing interventions. Prior to Dignity Health, Dr. Sran completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics where he was active with members of the administration in trying to analyze and reduce expenditures in the hospital setting. In addition, he holds a Masters in Computational Biology from the University of Pennsylvania as well as a Bachelors of Science in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley.