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Covenant Health Welcomes Ivan Ip, M.D., as Its New Chief Medical Information Officer


05.10.2021

Dr. Ivan IpCovenant Health is pleased to welcome Ivan Ip, M.D., as its new Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO). In this physician leader role, Dr. Ip will spearhead the development and implementation of clinical information systems to assist providers in delivering high-quality patient care. He’ll also readily engage with informatics and clinical teams to support and promote the use of information technology in a clinical setting.

“Dr. Ip is highly trained in quality improvement and change management. He brings several years of experience to this vital leadership position,” said Douglas C. Waite, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Covenant Health. “In addition, he has a proven track record of leading successful large scale, systemwide transformational projects and implementations to fruition. I’m very happy to have him on our team.”

“As an experienced physician and healthcare executive, I’m passionate about advancing healthcare delivery with patient-centric and data-driven technology that facilitates value-based care,” shares Ip. “I look forward to working closely with Dr. Waite and other Covenant leaders to proactively help meet the evolving needs of clinician and provider communities.”

Prior to joining Covenant Health, Dr. Ip held the role of CMIO at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, N.H. During that tenure, he also served on the Board of Directors for the New Hampshire Health Information Organization in Concord, N.H. He also served as a Health Information Technology Lead at New Hampshire’s Transformation DSRIP 1115 Medicaid Waiver for Region 4 (the Manchester/Derry region).  Dr. Ip is currently Co-Director of Clinical Informatics at Harvard Medical School Library of Evidence in Boston, Mass. as well Research Associate and Assistant Professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass.

Dr. Ip holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemical Engineering from University of California Davis in Davis, Calif. and a Master of Public Health from University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif. He earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York, N.Y. and his Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. In addition, he completed a Medical Informatics Fellowship, Internal Medicine Residency and Transitional Internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center/Dartmouth Medical School and Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School respectively. 



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