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Office of the Chief Information Officer
Vice President for Information Technology

About the Office of the CIO

Office of the CIO Introduction and Overview

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO is an enterprise-wide service organization providing mission aligned information technology (IT) vision, leadership, management, services and support to advance discover, understanding and healing.  The OCIO is led by the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information officer (CIO) who reports to the MUSC President.

The OCIO is guided by the MUSC IT Governance Framework and its associated domain specific councils.

The role of the OCIO is to provide an organizational structure for investments, developments, and delivery of information systems that carry out the missions of MUSC and to provide infrastructure for the clinical, academic, research, financial, and business systems that support those missions.  OCIO is guided by its associated governance members which set priorities and budgets based on organizational values. The service delivery component and staff of OCIO is Information Services.

About Dr. Frank C. Clark  

Dr. Clark earned his doctorate in mathematics from the University of Georgia, where he later became director of academic computing and a champion of faculty computer literacy. He has also served in CIO positions at the University of Tennessee's Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis and at the Baptist Healthcare System Kentucky in Louisville. He comes to MUSC directly from his position as Senior Vice President and CIO at Covenant Health Care in Knoxville. His background in academic medicine allows him the opportunity to develop and coordinate resources to support the academic, clinical, and research strategies of the MUSC enterprise.




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