AVIA Names Daniel Clark Senior Vice President, Center for Care Transformation; Will Drive Digital Care Transformation Initiatives for Health Systems


Seasoned Clinical and Digital  Executive Joins Leading Digital Transformation Company to Meet Demand for Digitally Enabled Care Models

Chicago, IL – May 5, 2022AVIA, the nation’s leading digital transformation partner for healthcare organizations, appoints Daniel Clark, MBA, RN, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAMC-GIR, as Senior Vice President, Center for Care Transformation. The Center provides insights and advisory services to enable health systems to leverage digital as they rethink patient care across population health, specialty care, and support for underserved populations. Leading the Center for Care Transformation at AVIA, Clark will develop leading edge insights to drive significant change for health systems as they seek to craft and implement digitally enabled care transformation models.

“Dan comes to AVIA with deep clinical, consulting, and digital experience. His role speaks to our ongoing commitment to support our Members by providing the expertise and resources to accelerate their digital transformation,” said Linda Finkel, AVIA CEO. “Now more than ever, our health systems face a burning need for support in designing and implementing effective, clinically relevant digital care transformation strategies and solutions that will improve access, patient outcomes and margins. Dan’s collaborative leadership style results in sustainable change, and his well-rounded clinical and IT experience is exactly the type of front-line knowledge our clients rely on when they join the AVIA Network.”

Clark brings more than 30 years of healthcare experience to his role at AVIA. He most recently held the position of Partner and Vice President of the Technology Services practice at Optum (previously Clinovations). Prior to that role, Clark served as Division Chief Information Officer for University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio where he led the IT organizations of University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and MacDonald Women’s Hospital. Clark also held several other administrative and executive roles within vendor organizations, consulting firms, and disease management companies. 

As a registered nurse, Clark brings diverse clinical experience having practiced in pediatric emergency care and adult emergency care. He also worked as a critical care ground transport clinician, flight RN, and as a Regional Nursing Manager for a high-tech homecare organization. Clark holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, and a Master of Business Administration in Management from the Dauch College of Business and Economics at Ashland University.

“I have worked across the healthcare ecosystem throughout my career—as a clinician, hospital executive and consulting leader—and I am excited to bring my deep healthcare expertise to AVIA,” said Clark. “AVIA’s nationally recognized Center for Care Transformation continues to lead the industry as it develops new models of care and clinical strategies that result in measurable impacts for its Members. I look forward to tapping into my diverse skill set to improve clinical access and outcomes for patients while improving financial outcomes for health systems in the AVIA Network.” 

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