Ed Ricks is part of an accomplished team that develops healthcare IT solutions for the future. Ricks is a senior executive with more than 25 years of experience in healthcare operations and technology. As a former VP, CIO & COO in hospital systems, he is a strong leader, mentor, and consensus builder, excelling in strategic planning and executing tactics to engage clinicians, improve the care delivery process, and create organizational efficiencies. Ricks has a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Central Michigan University and a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of North Carolina. He was named as part of the “100 Hospital & Health System CIOs to Know” list by Becker’s Hospital Review in 2015, 2016, and 2017.