PITTSBURGH, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CECity's CTO, Andrew Rabin, took home the top honor as Chief Information Officer in the Growth Category at Pittsburgh Technology Council's fifth annual recognition event. The award, given jointly by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group, honors outstanding leaders within southwestern Pennsylvania's technology sector who demonstrate innovation and creativity throughout one's career.
CIOs were judged on their innovation and creativity in planning and deployment of enterprise systems, their ability to set goals for the future of IT within their organizations, and their management philosophy and service to the industry and community. Award winners in all categories (Growth, Enterprise, Global, and Non-Profit) received an award acknowledging their accomplishments as well as the prestigious recognition of Chief Information Officer of the Year.
"The pace of healthcare reform has created both strategic opportunities and challenges for our clients to improve quality, reduce costs and increase patient safety. Some of the largest and most influential healthcare organizations are leveraging our technology to achieve these goals through Performance Management and Improvement," Mr. Rabin commented. He went on to say, "While I am very proud of receiving this award, it's not just about me as an individual but more importantly, it's a recognition of our entire team's work here at CECity."
Andrew has over 20 years of health care industry experience with a focus on customer requirements definition, software specification, business process improvement, performance measurement systems, total quality management, and information system development. Andrew holds a BSME degree from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business from the University of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh, PA based CECity (www.cecity.com) is the healthcare industry's leading software as a service (SaaS) provider of cloud-based applications and distribution networks for Performance Improvement and Lifelong Learning. Healthcare professionals and organizations, including quality organizations, health plans, hospitals, pharmacy chains, certifying boards and educational providers, count on CECity to power their solutions for performance improvement, continuous professional development, and quality reporting in support of payment reform.