Mr. Edward Martinez joins the CDR Maguire team as Corporate Chief Information Officer and Regional Chief Operating Officer for the Health & Medical Division and will be leading our efforts in disaster healthcare with technology, innovation, and leadership. He is a nationally recognized Senior Executive Leader with a demonstrated history of successful transformations and measurable organizational improvements. Most recently, Mr. Martinez served as Executive Consult for an Artificial Intelligence startup company, developing an advanced machine learning system for a personalized treatment protocol system. He is also an Associate Professor of Health Administration and Informatics at Florida International University Graduate School of Business and Graduate School of Nursing & Medicine.
Prior to joining CDR Maguire, Mr. Martinez served for ten years as the Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Innovation Officer for Nicklaus Children’s Health System. During his time there, he steered their strategic digital transformation to a statewide health system with international outreach locations. He oversaw Health IT, HIM, Biomedical Engineering, Business Intelligence, and all development, including AI and Innovation Development, defined corporate patient engagement strategy, corporate AI Strategy, and commercialization of ventures. His leadership repositioned Nicklaus Children’s Health System as a national leader in innovation/emerging technologies and the nation’s first fully digitized children’s hospital, in partnership with Cerner Corporation.
Mr. Martinez’s experience in technology and healthcare, with FORTUNE 500 corporations, also includes Moffitt Cancer Center, as Vice President and CIO, and Hackensack University Medical Center, as CTO. A proven leader, strategist, and innovation-driven visionary, Mr. Martinez has experience with successful strategic system implementations for clinical and business environments, including EMR, EHR, ERP, HIE, ACO, and business intelligence, as well as advanced hospital digital experience design and construction, physician services, process engineering, and cloud computing.
Ensuring growth as both an advisory board member and C-level executive, Mr. Martinez helped to grow revenues from $250M to over $1B, enabling innovation that led to multiple M&A’s, bringing to market several innovations, interacting with industry experts, and developing first-in-kind digitization strategies that are now industry standards.
National achievements include, but are not limited to HIMSS EMRAM℠ Stage 7, Davies Award Winner, Most Wired and Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT, CHIME Global CIO of the Year.