Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Fisher is a talented Healthcare IT professional with a 30-year track record of success in transforming information technology in Healthcare with strategic thought, creative problem solving, innovation and trusted leadership. He has demonstrated success by directing highly complex projects and game changing technology opportunities. Mr. Fisher has demonstrated his ability to work collaboratively with senior executives, physicians, board members and communities, to advance enterprise initiatives and educate organizations through complex culture change.

Mr. Fisher is Customer Service Oriented and has improved IT Customer Services by instituting the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework. He has led the design and architecture of a secure and highly available data center environments, business continuity and disaster recovery plans, unified communications plans, virtualized infrastructures, Service Center development strategies with proactive monitoring and alerting, physicians networks, Telemedicine, EICU and Critical Monitoring and innovative solutions for Clinical Alert Management, Secure Texting and Patient Monitoring.

Mr. Fisher has held senior leadership positions in Healthcare, developing and leading high performing teams to support innovative healthcare IT change. His past responsibilities have included CIO of multi-hospital organizations, CTO of multi-hospital academic organization, formation of Oklahoma City HIE, IT Strategic Planning, Clinical Engineering, agile/resilient EHR infrastructures, Big Data analytics development and innovative healthcare IT solutions. Mr. Fisher is well versed in selection, implementation and management of EHR solutions (McKesson, Meditech, Cerner and Epic).

Mr. Fisher believes that success is achieved through the development and growth of IT resources to address the ever-changing healthcare IT environment. Promoting Security, Speed, Agility and Resilience.

Current Role

  • Company Name: Children’s National Hospital
  • Job Title: Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
  • Start Date: February 2022
  • Company Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Location: Mount Airy, Maryland, United States

Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research and commitment to community. Volunteers opened the hospital in 1870 with 12 beds for children displaced after the Civil War. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation’s top 10 children’s hospitals. It is ranked No.1 for newborn care for the fifth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children’s National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2021, the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus opened, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children’s National has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation’s seventh-highest NIH-funded children’s hospital. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.


Previous Company:

  • Company Name: MedStar Health
  • Job Title: Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
  • Start Date: June 2016