For Immediate Release:
April 22, 2013
Southcoast Health System names cardiologist Michael Hyder, MD, MPH, FACC, as Chief Medical Information Officer
In addition to his current role as Vice President of Population Health within Southcoast Physicians Network, Dr. Hyder will partner with Southcoast's Chief Information Officer to manage the conversion to a system-wide integrated information technology network that will improve patient care across the entire Southcoast Health System.
Dr. Hyder will provide a strategic clinical vision for Southcoast during the transition from a health care system to a care management system. He will also lead the efforts to implement new technology into clinical and administrative areas across Southcoast. Dr. Hyder is a cardiac electrophysiologist and will continue to see patients in his clinical practice.
Dr. Hyder earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting and information systems from Boston College, a Master of Public Health degree from Boston University School of Public Health and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine, a fellowship in Cardiology and a fellowship in Interventional Electrophysiology from UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, where he was named Chief Cardiology Fellow.