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David J. Adinaro, MD, FACEP, Named Chief Medical Informatics Officer

David Adinaro MD Named Chief Medical Informatics OfficerSt. Joseph’s Health (SJH) has announced the appointment of David J. Adinaro, MD, FACEP, as Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) at the multi-hospital academic healthcare organization based in Paterson, New Jersey.

Dr. Adinaro has been a physician at St. Joseph’s since 2003. Throughout his years with the organization, he has served in many leadership positions such as, Chief, Emergency Medicine, Patient Safety Officer, Residency Research Director and Associate Director. Dr. Adinaro is a Founding Member and Managing partner of Northern New Jersey Emergency Physicians, LLC.

In addition to his roles at SJH, Dr. Adinaro is also involved with regional and state organizations, most recently serving as president of the NJ Chapter of American College of Emergency Physicians (2013 – 2014). He has authored multiple research articles including the latest entitled, “ER 2030: The Future of Emergency Medicine?” published in the Journal of Freestanding Emergency Medicine,March 2014 (Inaugural Issue).

Dr. Adinaro received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, and his Master of Arts in Education for Psychological Studies from Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. In June 2000, he received his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry – New Jersey (UMDNJ) Medical School, Newark, NJ. In August 2015, Dr. Adinaro will graduate from Lehigh University with a Master in Engineering, focus on Healthcare Systems Engineering.

As CMIO, Dr. Adinaro will act as the Liaison and Physician Advocate to bridge the rapidly expanding role of Information Technology and Informatics in the practice of medicine and the delivery of health care. He will also help to educate the medical staff, nursing and all other clinical users as technology continues to advance. 

July 15, 2015