University of Illinois Hospital Health Sciences System (Chicago)

Assistant Vice President of Health Information Technology and CIO

Audrius Polikaitis, PhD is the Chief Information Officer at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences Systems (UI Health). He completed his graduate studies in engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology with a research focus on implantable cardiac devices. Prior to joining UI Health Dr. Polikaitis worked in the corporate research labs of a Fortune 50 technology corporation as well as for a major healthcare information systems vendor. In his current role Dr. Polikaitis is responsible for all applications, systems, analytics, and infrastructure that support the patient care, business and financial operations of the UI Health enterprise. He also has management responsibility for the clinical engineering function. UI Health has been named as a “Most Wired” healthcare organization for the last 10 years, recognizing the commitment that the organization has made to the integration of information technology systems into daily clinical and operational practices.