David A. Weiss
BJC Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
As senior vice president and chief information officer for BJC HealthCare, David Weiss is responsible for planning, developing and supporting information technology and telecommunications initiatives throughout BJC’s hospitals and service organizations. He also serves as chairman of the Telecommunication Facilities Corporation (TFC), a joint venture between BJC HealthCare and the Washington University School of Medicine that provides all voice communication services to the Washington University Medical Center campus.
Weiss joined BJC HealthCare in 1990. As chief information officer, he oversees a $150 million annual capital and operating budget and a staff of 700 professionals that specialize in clinical-based software solutions, integration of disparate systems and expert systems intended to support caregivers in clinical practices. He also leads BJC's Best-In-Class Clinical Quality Initiatives with Dr. Clay Dunagan.
Weiss earned his bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and computer science from Washington University in St. Louis in 1976. He is Vice Chair, Board of Directors of the Missouri Health Information Organization, and a member of numerous professional organizations including the Healthcare Information Systems Executives Association (past Chairman), the American Medical Informatics Association and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. He is a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and serves as a lecturer in the Health Administration Program of the Washington University School of Medicine.