Inova hires new chief information and digital officer
Matthew Kull was CIO at Cleveland Clinic
Inova has snagged another top executive from the Cleveland Clinic.
Matthew Kull has been named as chief information and digital officer of the health system, which spans five hospitals and employs 20,000 people in Northern Virginia, the system announced Monday. Kull will start Aug. 7.
Most recently, Kull served as chief information officer for Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic, where he was responsible for digital and technology functions across the 200 sites and more than 75,000 employees. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic in 2018, he held the role of senior vice president and CIO for Dallas-based Parkland Hospital. He has also held senior-level IT roles at AmerisourceBergen Corp., Lucidity Consulting Group, McKesson Corp. and other companies.
“Matt is a recognized technology leader who brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in global organizational technology, digital innovation and operations that will benefit Inova, our team members and patients,” said Inova CEO and President Dr. J. Stephen Jones, who joined Inova from Cleveland Clinic in 2018, in a statement. “His leadership will undoubtedly drive our digital transformation initiatives forward, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Inova team.”
As CIDO, Kull will help develop Inova’s overall technology strategy and will be responsible for driving digital health innovation and improved care delivery through IT to patients, team members and the community. He will also oversee a team responsible for all IT services including applications, program management, data, security, technical infrastructure, clinical engineering and support services.
“With a shared vision for innovation and passion for leveraging technology to enhance patient outcomes, I am excited to join this dynamic team of IT health care professionals at Inova,” Kull said in a statement. “Together, we are poised to improve the way health care is delivered through technology and ultimately improve the lives of those we serve.”
Kull has an MBA from Southern Methodist University and was named a 2022 Ohio CIO of the Year by InspireCIO, a leadership network.