James Noga
Massachusetts General Hospital

James Noga is the Chief Information Officer at the Massachusetts General Hospital, an 902 bed hospital with over 1.4 million ambulatory visits annually, offering sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care and conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States. He came to the MGH in 1990 as Director of Clinical Applications and in 1997 became the CIO. Mr. Noga has experience in advancing clinical systems at the MGH with the introduction of on-line enterprise clinical reporting system, provider order entry, and an ambulatory electronic medical record. In addition to clinical systems he has done extensive work in improving patient administrative systems. Mr. Noga holds an MS Degree in Biomedical Computing and Information Processing and a BS degree in Medical Technology both from the Ohio State University. He is an active member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and HIMSS. He is also an instructor in the Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics program at Northeastern University.