Driving Innovation in Data Science and Community Health, Richard D. Daniels, EVP and CIO for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Joins PCCI’s Board

Dallas, TX — Richard D. Daniels has been appointed to the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI) Board of Directors. Daniels is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals.

“We are very honored and fortunate to have Mr. Daniels join the PCCI board. His extensive leadership experience at Kaiser Permanente and across financial sectors will help guide our future innovations in AI and personalized care in areas that are truly pioneering new ways to health for individuals,” said Steve Miff, President and CEO, PCCI.

In his current role Daniels is responsible for the ongoing leadership of Kaiser Permanente’s Information Technology vision, strategy and execution. He is a member of the national executive team. Prior to his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Daniels served as senior vice president of Enterprise Shared Services, which includes End User Services, National Facilities Services and National Pharmacy Operations. Daniels joined Kaiser Permanente in May of 2008 as the organization’s Information Technology Senior Vice President and Business Information Officer of Health Plan and Hospital Operations.

“I am truly honored to join the PCCI board,” said Daniels. “PCCI is committed to innovative thinking and to the extremely important work of improving healthcare for the greater benefit of society. I look forward to working with PCCI on some of the major transformational opportunities in healthcare.”

Daniels joins PCCI’s Board of Directors which includes: Fred Cerise, MD, MPH, President and CEO, Parkland Health & Hospital System Steve Miff, PhD, President and CEO, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation Winfred Parnell, MD, Chair, Parkland Health & Hospital System Board of Managers Ted Shaw, President and CEO, Texas Hospital Association Robert L. (Bob) Smith, Healthcare Consultant Michael Sachs, Chairman of TLSG, Inc.

Ted Shaw, Chairman of the PCCI Board added, “I am thrilled that Richard will be joining our PCCI Board. His intelligence and deep experience will help guide PCCI into the swirling waters of population health and bringing medical communities together to improve the health of millions.”

About PCCI
PCCI is an advanced, nonprofit healthcare analytics R&D organization with a collaborative team of expert data scientists and knowledgeable healthcare professionals that go beyond analyzing a patient’s medical data to provide all-encompassing insights that are revolutionizing healthcare. PCCI is a recipient of more than $50 million in grants directed at developing and deploying patient centric cutting edge technologies connecting communities, Parkland and beyond.

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