Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
Dr. Robert Hitchcock joined T-System in 2008 and provides the strategic vision for T-System’s documentation business based on his clinical, regulatory and operational expertise. In addition, he is responsible for leading T-System's strategy for key industry and regulatory issues such as Meaningful Use, ICD-10, population health management and care quality.
Dr. Hitchcock is a frequent contributor to highly regarded industry print and online publications, and was the reader's choice #3 pick for ONC National Coordinator in a poll conducted by Modern Healthcare magazine. He has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare with more than 18 years providing direct patient care. Dr. Hitchcock is also currently a practicing emergency department physician and medical director for a freestanding emergency center in Frisco, Texas. He currently serves on the Emergency Department Practice Management Association board of directors and American College of Emergency Physicians EM Informatics section. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Stony Brook and his Bachelor of Arts in Computer Sciences from SUNY Oswego.