CIO Symposium Contributor

Sue Schade


Brigham and Women's Hospita

Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panel 2012


Sue Schade serves as the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospitals in Boston, Massachusetts. Schade provides direction and oversight to IT initiatives at Brigham and Women's and Faulkner Hospitals, Brigham and Women’s Physician Organization, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Biomedical Engineering.

Schade served on the CHIME Board from 2004 to 2006 and chaired the CHIME Education Foundation Board from 2006 to 2009. She served on the HIMSS Public Policy Steering Committee from 2009 to 2011.

Under her leadership, BWH has received several recognitions including the 2008 CIO 100 Award for implementing the Balanced Scorecard to improve hospital performance and the 2010 CIO 100 Award for improving patient safety through the electronic medication administration record (eMAR). Schade was recognized with ComputerWorld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders award in 2010 which honors individuals who have had a positive impact on their organization through technology. Schade received the NEHIMSS Chapter CIO of the Year Award in 2011.