Bob Dowd is the Chief Information Officer for Pathology, Inc., based in Torrance, California.
is California's premier laboratory for anatomic, molecular and digital pathology services with a 30 year foundation in Women's Health.
Mr. Dowd has extensive experience in the healthcare field, with 26 years in the clinical laboratory field and an additional 10 years in large medical/dental facilities.
This experience includes leadership roles in Accounts Receivable and Revenue Services for Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
, and for 10 years, in Information Technology as the Chief Information Officer for Sonora Quest Laboratories
, the largest clinical laboratory in Arizona and from February 2010 through January, 2011 as CIO for MEDLAB/Laboratory Partners
based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
has considerable experience with business and system integrations through multiple acquisitions, mergers, and business consolidations.
The success of these endeavors was validated by excellent customer retention and internal customer feedback.
As Co-Chair of the Clinical/Technical Committee for the Arizona Health-e Connection, Mr. Dowd was tasked with the mission to have all healthcare providers in Arizona using electronic medical records within the next 5 years.
In March of 2007, Mr. Dowd
was honored as one of Computerworld's 2007 Premier 100 IT Leaders.
was named the 2007 IT Practitioner of the Year by the Arizona Chapter
of the Society of Information Management
Mr. Dowd was President of the Arizona Chapter of HIMSS from January, 2008 through June, 2009.
Mr. Dowd is currently Secretary for the CSOHIMSS Chapter, through June, 2011.
Mr. Dowd has a BA in Psychology from Central Connecticut State University.