Chief Information Officer

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Ronald A. Tomo, M.P.A., C.C.P., C.N.A.

(516) 679-5386

E-Mail: rtomo@I-2000.com

 


Mr. Tomo is a highly seasoned, well educated, health care systems professional that has lead many major institutions to success in their Information Systems goals. His over two decades of professional Healthcare engagements have taken him into institutions like the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Episcopal Health Services Inc. (where he is currently employed as the Chief Information Officer) and many other small to mid sized medical facilities including Primary Care Centers and Ancillary & Surgical Centers. He has also worked in the Medical Equipment arena giving him a soup to nuts view of computer technologies in health care. Mr. Tomo is also an Adjunct Professor at Long Island University teaching Health care Information Systems and Microcomputer Applications in Health care.

Mr. Tomo also brings a personal insight into health care as prior to his working years, he spent many years as a child and young adult as a Polio victim fighting a crippling disease (a battle which he won). His insights, knowledge, experience, and education has made him a major league player in his field. He is open, honest, and up-front in his dealings with people and his sense of humor makes all of his dealings with everyone most enjoyable. He is a leader and has the strength and conviction to make anything happen.

Educationally, Mr. Tomo received his Bachelors Degree in Management and a Masters Degree in Public Administration specializing in Hospital Administration from Long Island University. His systems training was obtained from a full certification program at New York University. He is also a Certified Paralegal and has studied Managed Care Systems and Integrated Delivery Systems at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has the designation of a Certified Computing Professional and a Certified Novell Administrator. Through his Amateur Radio hobby (launched in 1967), he has studied electronics and wireless technologies for over 30 years. He runs his own TV Station; has worked and communicated with the Space Shuttles and the MIR Space Station; and has worked for years in intercontinental digital communications.

Mr. Tomo has worked both in the Hospital Applications Area (Designing/Building Software and Acquiring Packaged Software) and in the High Technology arena (ATM WAN; Video Conferencing; LANs; etc.). He has received Certificates of Merit from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and Long Island University where he received the Health Administration Award for being the highest level student in his Masters Program. He is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for Public Affairs & Administration and is an active member of HIMSS. Mr. Tomo has also published articles on Patient Education Systems; Medical Office Management Systems; and Physician Billing Systems. He also gives seminars on Computers for the Layman and Internet for the Layman. His lectures are attended by Executives, Physicians, and many other health care professionals.

 


Curriculum Vitae

Education

C.W.Post Campus, LIU, Greenvale, NY MPA 1989 Hospital Administration

C.W.Post College, LIU, Greenvale, NY BS 1975 Business Management

Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY Certificate 1977 Paralegal Studies

New York University, New York, NY Certificate 1979 Systems & Programming

 

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Current Professional Experience

 

1994 - Present Episcopal Health Services Inc., Uniondale, NY

Healthcare Provider with over 30 sites spanning 100 miles

Including 2 Hospitals, 3 Nursing Homes, Ambulatory Surgery

Center, and many Physician Offices.

Position: Chief Information Officer

Responsibilities Include: Directing 45 Staff Members handling

Technical Support, HelpDesk, Office Automation, Graphics Support,

PC Support, LAN/WAN Support (Novell & Windows NT) + ATM

Network, Training, Site Support, Data & Phone Communications,

INTER/INTRANET, WEBMASTER, Video Teleconferencing

& more. Computer Platforms include DEC Alpha’s, IBM

Mainframes, RS-6000's, Sun Netra, AS/400's, Various Servers.

Also, all Operations & Applications functions & systems.

1990 - Present Long Island University, C.W. Post Center, Greenvale, NY

Position: Adjunct Professor - Courses Include: Internet;

Hospital Information Systems; Micro Computer Applications.

 


Past Professional Experience

 

1991 - 1994 Management Solutions International, Jericho, NY

Private Corp. Servicing Physician Offices - Practice Management Systems

& independent consulting assignments which Included Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation; Public Administrators Office of King’s County; Various Private Physician Practices.

Position: Chief Information Officer

 

1979 - 1991 The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

800 Bed Acute Care Hospital &400 Bed Long Term Care Facility

Position: Associate Director, Information Systems

Other Titles Held: Manager of Systems & Programming; Manager of Clinical

Systems; Project Leader; Systems Analyst; Programmer.

 

1975 - 1979 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

600 Bed Cancer & Allied Diseases Hospital & Research Center

Positions: Admitting Clerk, Financial Representative, Patient Liaison.

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Certifications: Certified Computer Professional (CCP)

Granted through the AICCP. Continual Re-certification.

Certified Novell Administrator (CNA) 1997

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Honors:

1989 Health Administration Award

Presented by: Public Administration Department, School of Business and Public

Administration. C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University

 

1989 Certificate of Recognition

Presented by:American Society of Clinical Pathologists and the College of American

Pathologists. Received for: A Mainframe Based Anatomical Pathology Information

System.

 

1989 Appointed Member: Pi Alpha Alpha

National Honor Society for Public Affairs & Administration

1990 Certificate of Merit

The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center - 10 Service Award

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Articles Published:

1990 Industrial Insight: Medical Office Management Systems

Contemporary Dialysis & Nephrology, Vol. 11 Number 7

 

1990 Computer Assisted Patient Education

Marketing Communications, Doctor’s Shopper, Spring 1990

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Other:

Holder of Extra Class Amateur Radio License (KE2UK) (Licensed since 1967)

Station Capabilities Include: Internet TCP/IP vhf/uhf wireless network, digital

communications with MIR space station and NASA Space Shuttles; Amateur

Television Station; Satellite Communications Station; Weather Satellite Ground

Tracking Station; ...

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