Healthcare Security Forum: A HIMSS Event

December 9-10, 2019 | Boston, MA

Cara Babachicos

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
South Shore Health

Cara Babachicos is senior vice president and CIO at South Shore Health, a regional community health system located 10 miles south of Boston.

Cara has more than 25 years of experience working in healthcare information systems with a career that spans across acute care, non-acute, for-profit vendors and consulting. In her current role Cara is responsible for information systems, information security, biomedical and enterprise project management for South Shore. 

She is of the firm belief that IT enables change and that true success comes from partnering with the business. She demonstrates that change is enabled by IT both in her current role as Senior VP/CIO at South Shore Health System, and in her previous role as CIO and Corporate Director of Information Systems for the Community Hospitals and Post Acute sites at Partners Healthcare.

Cara was a member of the CHIME Board of Directors 2014-2106. She is on the faculty of CHIME and teaches in the Healthcare CIO Boot Camp. Babachicos has taught in the master’s program for Health Informatics at Northeastern University where she authored an online course focused on the patient experience. Previously, Babachicos was on the faculty at Harvard School of Public Health where she taught a course in executive project management.

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