Chief Information Officer
Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization
Bill Gillis, is the Chief Information Officer for Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO). Bill has worked in the healthcare IT segment for over fifteen years. He specializes in EMR/EHR & HIE strategies, technologies and deployments. Bill led the team that deployed the first ambulatory EMR system for BIDMC affiliates in 1997. As well as working for BIDMC and its affiliated organizations, Bill provides guidance to physician practices, Health Centers and physician organizations with their transition from paper to electronic records. He is currently on the technical subcommittee for the State Health Information Exchange (HIE) for Massachusetts. Bill has been a guest speaker on eHealth Technologies for Harvard Medical School, Boston University and numerous industry events and conferences. Bill also works with several nonprofit organizations whose mission is to improve healthcare in developing countries through the use of technology. Along with his HIT accomplishments, he has competed in several international motorsports events such as the Daytona 200, Suzuka 8Hrs, Baja 1000 and the Bonneville Speed Trails.