Dr. Peter Chang is an award-winning Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) at Tampa General Hospital (TGH) in Tampa, Florida. Serving as CMIO since 2014, Dr. Chang has been instrumental in developing and instituting THG’s quality governance structures process improvement efforts. Tampa General Hospital has seen drastic reductions in hospital-acquired conditions as clinicians adhere to standardized processes and bundles developed under the leadership of Dr. Chang. As an academic hospitalist, assistant professor and associate program director, all related to internal medicine, in addition to holding the CMIO role, Dr. Chang understands both the front-line clinician advantages of standardized processes and the work required to develop and measure those processes.
In 2009, Dr. Chang was awarded the Intern of the Year in Internal Medicine and Humanism in Medicine Award, both from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Dr. Chang was a multiple award winner again in 2011 as the State University System Minority Scholar as American College of Physicians Resident, as well as being named the Nathan L. Marcus award winner as the outstanding resident in Internal Medicine from Tampa General Hospital. (reference: http://health.usf.edu/medicine/internalmedicine/hospital/profiles/16356/Chang)