Bobbie Byrne

EVP & Chief Information Officer

Advocate Health



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Bobbie Byrne is the EVP & Chief Information Officer at Advocate Health, a twenty-five
hospital system Illinois and Wisconsin.

Bobbie is responsible for all information technology applications, information security, infrastructure, clinical informatics, data warehousing and business intelligence across
the system. She has led all technical initiatives around the merger between Advocate
and Aurora including a single patient record and system integration.

Previously, Bobbie served as the Chief Medical Officer of Edward Elmhurst Health, a
three-hospital system in the western suburbs of Chicago. There she had responsibility for quality and safety, clinical research, information technology and patient experience. She had previously served as Chief Information Officer there, overseeing the Epic and Lawson implementations throughout the system.

Bobbie has also been Senior Vice President Clinical Solutions for Eclipsys Corporation (now Allscripts), an enterprise software development company. She was also a healthcare consultant at Cap Gemini Ernst and Young.

Dr. Byrne completed her BA in History at Northwestern University. She completed medical school at Northwestern University and pediatrics residency at Children’s Memorial Medical Center in Chicago. She practiced at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and North Shore University Healthcare. She received her MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management. She is active in the informatics work of the American Academy
of Pediatrics, having served on the organization’s Physician Advisory Council for Informatics. She is board certified in both Pediatrics and Clinical Informatics.

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