Dr. Reza Sadeghian, a Visionary and Transformational Technology Leader
With repeated success in leading enterprise clinical informatics and health information technology operations, developing architecture, and optimizing data analysis, Dr. Reza Sadeghian stands out as a true visionary and transformational leader. His extensive experience in directing cross-functional teams and integrating leading-edge technologies has made him an expert in launching programs that streamline operations, drive innovation, and advance business strategy.
Notably, Dr. Sadeghian's ability to engage senior leadership, physician executives, providers, and staff has been instrumental in the success of these initiatives. As a seasoned team builder, he focuses on acquiring and developing high-performing leaders while fostering cultures of excellence within organizations. Dr. Reza Sadeghian's profound influence continues to shape the future of healthcare, improving patient care and organizational efficiency alike.
From a young age, he has been driven by a deep passion for innovation and a ceaseless desire to improve the world around him. This passion led him to the field of medical informatics, where he has had the privilege of exploring unique opportunities, acquiring a diverse set of skills, and collaborating with professionals across the healthcare spectrum. His journey has been marked by a commitment to transforming healthcare through the application of innovative technologies, from implementing electronic medical record systems to pioneering telemedicine projects. He approaches every challenge with enthusiasm and creativity, striving to deliver solutions that enhance patient care and streamline clinical workflows. His experiences have not only shaped his professional growth but has also fostered exceptional relationships and unique experiences that continue to drive his passion for healthcare innovation.
As a Pediatrician and Healthcare Executive, he is proud to be the first in North America with double fellowship training in both Clinical and Biomedical Informatics. He has had the honor of serving on the executive committee of the Council for Clinical Information Technology (COCiT) section of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
In his role as an Executive Physician leader, his focus is on transforming healthcare delivery. He strives to translate Clinical Informatics, Digital Medicine, and Enterprise Data and Analytics assets into measurable value for consumers and clinical providers. This involves strategic planning, budgetary and operational oversight.
With extensive experience in Healthcare IT, I have contributed to various lean-based system workflow designs and implementations. His current work involves clinical workflow analysis, implementation of EMR and telemedicine technology across the enterprise and the county, and designing mobile healthcare applications. He is dedicated to optimizing EHR performance and ensuring that clinical workflows are respected by IT solutions.
He is deeply interested in lean management in healthcare, improving healthcare value, quality, and safety, and increasing access to care in underserved areas. He believes in the power of technology and innovation to make healthcare more accessible and effective for all.
REZA SADEGHIAN EXPERIENCE
Aug 2019 - Present
CHIEF MEDICAL INFORMATION OFFICER (CMIO)
Provided hospital-wide Clinical Informatics support, physician staff engagement, and Telemedicine implementation.
1999 - Present
Provided IT strategic planning
June 2018 - July 2021
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER
American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Clinical Information Technology (COCiT)
July 2017 - Present
Teaching residents and medical students on general pediatrics and informatics topics
Jan 2023 - Present
Provides expertise, leadership, and guidance to health informatics activities, initiatives, and collaborations.
May 2012 - July 2019
BIOMEDICAL & CLINICAL INFORMATICS FELLOW
First and the only Physician in North America with fellowship training in both Clinical and Biomedical Informatics
REZA SADEGHIAN EDUCATION
July 2017 - June 2019
MSC UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies (CIPCT)
ACGME-Accredited Clinical Informatics Fellowship
July 2012 - June 2014
MSC UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
NIH-funded Post-doctoral Fellowship, National Library of Medicine Training
August 2014 - June 2016
MBA AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Physician Executive MBA Program
August 2005 - June 2010
M.D. ST. GEORGE'S UNIVERSITY
International Peace Scholarship
PHYSICIAN ENGAGEMENT & TEAMBUILDING
Health IT STRATEGIC PLANNING
DATA WAREHOUSE & ANALYTICS
EMR IMPLEMENTATION & OPTIMIZATION
VENDOR SELECTION & CONTRACT NEGOTIATION
CHANGE MANAGEMENT & CONTINUOUS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
"Do not go where the path may lead. Instead, go where there is no path and leave a trail"
Ralph Waldo Emerson
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Dr. Reza Sadeghian is an incredibly talented individual. He is methodical and quality minded in his approach to his work. Couple this with his extensive formal training and his ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts makes him and excellent leader/teacher. I would highly recommend him.
I’ve known Dr. Sadeghian for about 13 years now. We have collaborated on healthcare technology ventures together. Dr. Sadeghian exemplifies the new breed of thoughtful innovators that will take healthcare technology to the next level. He is passionate, hard-working, and always exhibits leadership with contagious enthusiasm for all informaticians to strive to make things better for his colleagues, patients, healthcare overall.
I have worked closely with him for 2 years both on the pediatric hospitalist service at Seattle Children's Hospital and on projects on the Clinical Standard Work team. His fund of knowledge of pediatric medicine is vast and his bedside manner is unflappable. He is true healer and understands the needs of the patient and family. Dr. Sadeghian also has a deep understanding of LEAN as it applies to hospital systems. He is able to make complex problems appear simple and is expert in communicating goals to fellow team members. He is a results driven, tenacious visionary who deftly incorporates the talent of others to accomplish difficult goals.