Greg Hindahl is Vice President/Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for BayCare Health System, a not-for-profit corporation that operates an integrated health care delivery system in the Tampa Bay region of Florida. BayCare provides a full continuum of care through its 11 acute care hospitals with 3,433 licensed beds, urgent care centers, ambulatory surgery centers, wellness centers, physician network, outreach laboratories and comprehensive home health agency. With 284 access points across its four-county service area and 22,900 team members, BayCare is the largest, community-based health system in the region.
Dr. Hindahl has more than 30 years of experience in medicine and physician leadership. As BayCare CMIO, Dr. Hindahl provides administrative oversight for the following areas: inpatient and ambulatory electronic medical record (EMR); Health Information Exchange; Information Services (IS) support for clinical users at BayCare hospitals and employed physician offices; IS training and education; Meaningful Use; Physician Portal; IS Service Desk; IS Change Management and Root Cause Analysis; and IS support for physician integration, including Accountable Care Organizations, Population Health, Dragon voice recognition, and HIMSS Level 6 Achievement.
Before BayCare, Dr. Hindahl was the CMIO for Deaconess Health System in Evansville, Indiana. While at Deaconess, he provided physician leadership for the organization’s EPIC implementation for inpatient and ambulatory EMR and HIMSS Level 7 Achievement.
Dr. Hindahl received his medical degree from Indiana University in 1983. He completed his Family Medicine Residency and board certification in 1986. He practiced family medicine and emergency medicine for 22 years and served as a Family Medicine Residency Director for 12 years at the Deaconess Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. He also has led teams of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, students and residents on seven separate medical mission trips to Jamaica.