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Seattle Children’s Information Technology

We believe in delivering leading-edge technology to honor generations today and tomorrow.

Seattle Children’s Information Technology (IT) team ensures providers, clinicians, researchers and support staff members have the most up-to-date technology so we can give hope, provide the best care and find cures for every child who needs us.

We are also focused on delivering the tools patients and families need to take control of their healthcare experience. This includes offering electronic access to their patient portal to review test results, request medication refills, contact providers, request appointments and pay bills.

Message from Seattle Children’s Chief Digital and Information Officer

Zafar Chaudry, MD, MS, MIS, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital and Information Officer “Looking back on the past year, I’m grateful for the opportunity to lead an incredibly talented and dedicated group of Information Technology (IT) professionals at Seattle Children’s. Among them is our Enterprise Analytics team, who is the focus of this year’s annual report. They power data innovation that drives action to improve the lives of patients and their families. They embolden our ability to transform care, grow and accelerate research, and engage and enrich communities.

As data analysts, engineers and scientists, the Enterprise Analytics team is focused on supporting Seattle Children’s most critical needs and our commitment to becoming an anti-racist and equitable health organization. The team has been a driving force for improvement and innovation, and I hope you enjoy reading their stories.”

– Zafar Chaudry, MD, MS, MIS, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital and Information Officer

About Seattle Children’s IT Department

Our Team

Our team includes more than 450 staff members from diverse backgrounds who use their expertise to better understand all aspects of the patient care experience and how IT plays a role in improving those experiences. Some of our IT employees have clinical backgrounds as providers, nurses and pharmacists.

Who We Serve

Our IT team partners with and serves patients and families, providers, nurses, researchers, hospital administrators, community senior leaders, and data analysts and data scientists.

Our Services

We offer a variety of innovative tools and services. This includes platform services that align with and are integrated into the work of our business partners – the teams across the organization that we provide services to – and support services that enable the delivery of the platform services.

Our Commitment

We are committed to maximizing the knowledge and expertise of our clinicians through the use of technology, optimizing workflows and improving the effectiveness of our systems, and empowering our patients to own their health information and lead their care.

Work for Seattle Children’s Information Technology

Discover opportunities to join our team on our Careers page.

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