“Technology plays an increasingly vital role in health care. We are excited that Dan brings great experience and knowledge to USA Health as we continue to be the leading academic health system in our region,” said Owen Bailey, chief executive officer of USA Health.
Prior to joining USA Health, Howard served as site chief information officer at Loma Linda University Health in California, where he had increasing leadership responsibilities since 2012. As the senior information services executive for Loma Linda University Health’s affiliate and partner hospitals, he focused on strategic business alignment, project management and collaboration with executive, physician and service-line leadership. He also worked closely with the system’s electronic medical record systems.
Howard earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from California State University San Bernardino, and his master’s degree in business administration, with an information systems emphasis, from the University of Redlands.