April 23, 2020 – Dr. David Seo has joined Nicklaus Children’s Health System as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. In this role, he will oversee information technology (IT) and communication services that align with the strategic initiatives and needs of the health system – parent organization of non-profit Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, its network of outpatient centers, a medical group practice and other affiliated entities.
Dr. Seo brings to the position a breadth of healthcare leadership experience within the IT sector. Most recently, he served as associate vice president of IT and chief information officer of the University of Miami Health System, implementing enterprise electronic health record systems, clinical, business and research systems. Previously, Dr. Seo served as chief medical informatics officer and chief research informatics officer at the University of Miami Health System, managing enterprise research administrative systems and serving as the link between clinical, research and information technology stakeholders.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. David Seo to our health system family,” said Matthew A. Love, President and CEO of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. “As a seasoned IT leader, practicing cardiologist and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded researcher, David brings years of varied expertise to our team. We look forward to working with him to develop innovative solutions that will support our goal of putting patients and families first.”
Dr. Seo is a graduate of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, where he earned his bachelor’s degree and his medical degree. He completed his residency and internship in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, and then went on to pursue a fellowship in cardiology at Duke University Medical Center.
About Nicklaus Children’s Health System
Nicklaus Children’s Health System (NCHS) is the parent organization of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children. The 309-bed nonprofit hospital, known as Miami Children’s Hospital from 1983 through 2014, was founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International and is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with many programs routinely ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. The health system also includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s 501c3 fundraising arm; a network of nonprofit outpatient and urgent care centers situated in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin counties; Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a managed care plan, and an ambulatory surgery center, as well as an e-commerce line of children’s wellness and safety products that support the hospital’s mission of serving the region’s pediatric population. NCHS is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children.