Sidra Medical and Research Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit CIO

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Sidra Medical and Research Center, a groundbreaking hospital, research and medical education institution, has begun the search for a Chief Information Officer (CIO) to oversee the sophisticated information systems supporting its state of the art facilities in Doha, Qatar. The search is being led by B. E. Smith, the top executive search firm in the healthcare industry.

The new CIO will be responsible for establishing the vision for an integrated medical and information management system as well as overseeing its design, implementation and operation.

Sidra Medical and Research Center, a groundbreaking hospital, research and medical education institution, has begun the search for a Chief Information Officer (CIO) to oversee the sophisticated information systems supporting its state of the art facilities in Doha, Qatar. The search is being led by B. E. Smith, the top executive search firm in the healthcare industry.

Scheduled to open at the end of 2012, Sidra Medical and Research Center will offer unique and unprecedented opportunities for world leading health professionals to be pioneers in discovery and the advancement of patient care. Sidra will provide patient-focused clinical services for women and children that will set a new standard in the Middle East. The new facility will be all-digital, incorporating the most advanced information technology applications in all clinical, research and business functions.

The new CIO will be responsible for establishing the vision for an integrated medical and information management system as well as overseeing its design, implementation and operation. Additional responsibilities will include fiscal planning and administrative management of all information systems for the organization. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the CIO will have experience leading progressive information management in a large, complex healthcare environment and a successful track record of integrating multiple IT systems.

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, will lead the search for this new and exciting position. You can find the complete job posting for Sidra Medical and Research Center’s CIO position on the B. E. Smith website.

About Sidra Medical and Research Center:
Sidra Medical and Research Center is the most ambitious healthcare project in the Middle East today. The project is funded by a US$7.9 billion endowment from Qatar Foundation, the largest of its kind for a medical and research center anywhere in the world. It represents the vision of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, to provide the highest standards of patient care, biomedical research and medical education in the region. For more information, visit http://www.sidra.org.

About B. E. Smith:
Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service healthcare leadership solutions firm and the top-ranked provider of IT leadership services including Interim Leadership, Executive Search and Consulting Solutions. Veteran healthcare leaders and regional healthcare experts partner with each client to create customized solutions. B. E. Smith’s proven methodology has resulted in the recent placement of more than 600 leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. The firm utilizes a comprehensive sourcing strategy incorporating the latest marketing techniques, association partnerships, social networking and the largest database of skilled IT healthcare executives in the industry to deliver immediate results in today’s complex healthcare environment. For more information, visit http://www.BESmith.com or call 877-802-4593.

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