Full Name
Matt MacVey
Job Title
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Children’s National Hospital
Speaker Bio
Matt is accountable for enterprise-wide IT strategy, operations and cybersecurity. He also oversees the Bear Institute for Pediatric Health Innovation. This first-of-its-kind collaboration with Cerner Corporation, focused on utilizing innovation in electronic health information technology to advance evidence-based pediatric care, research, and education.

In 2020, Matt was recognized as the Transformational Leader of the Year by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and American Hospital Association (AHA). The award honors the synergy between a CIO and CEO of an organization that has excelled in developing and deploying transformational information technology in a rapid timeframe with measurable business value.

Since joining Children's National Hospital in 2016, Matt has led efforts to establish new frameworks for strategic technology planning, operations improvement, and cybersecurity risk management. Matt developed an IT governance process which resulted in better allocation of resources to the needs, including efforts to deploy digital engagement technologies, uplift core enabling infrastructure and optimize provider EHR workflows, and expand data driven research platforms.

In 2020, Children’s National Hospital was also recognized by CHIME as a Digital Health Most Wired organization for the effective application of foundational and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities. Matt was also integral to our successful 2017 Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Davies Award, the most prestigious award in the industry, given annually for thoughtful application of health information and technology to substantially improve clinical care delivery, patient outcomes and population health.

Matt has over two decades of experience designing, deploying and operating healthcare information technology solutions. Prior to joining Children’s National Hospital, Matt worked for Cerner Corporation for 18 years. In his early career he worked with numerous healthcare organizations, leading deployments of clinical and revenue cycle systems. Matt spent three years at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, LA, leading an IT outsourcing engagement. He subsequently served as a Cerner Vice President and General Manager, overseeing IT management teams across 10 health systems with a total of 48 acute facilities.

Matt is a certified Chief Information Officer through The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), the professional organization for Chief Information Officers and other senior healthcare IT leaders. Throughout his career, Matt has also participated in the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) on both regional and national levels.
Matt is a May 2021 candidate for an MBA from the Cornell Johnson of Business and a Masters in Healthcare Leadership from Weill Cornell Medicine. He also holds a BA in Pollical Science from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.
Matt MacVey