Q1 2018 Newsletter - Member Profiles
By Krystal Di Stefano, Chair, Membership Committee
Andrew H. Do, MPH, Assistant Department Administrator at Kaiser Permanente & Professor at UCLA
Andrew has been with Kaiser Permanente since 2015, supporting senior executive leaders in developing innovative approaches to care delivery by leveraging data analysis, project management, and resource planning to assess the needs of patients relative to industry pressures and trends. Andrew is currently the Assistant Department Administrator for Kaiser Permanente's regional cardiac surgery program, managing day to day operations in Los Angeles and overseeing the strategic expansion of the program across Southern California. While not in a direct IT role, Andrew's strategic position allows him to incorporate technology into daily staff workflows, such as implementing post-operative video visits between patients and providers and streamlining data abstraction and reporting processes through Advanced Analytics. Andrew graduated from the MPH program at UCLA in 2016 and currently holds an adjunct appointment as a professor in the UCLA Division of Social Sciences. He is also the faculty advisor for The Liver Project, a UCLA student initiative to fight liver disease by collaborating with nonprofits, schools, and other community organizations to provide health education and advocacy for patients.
Gary Dinoso, Epic Credentialed Trainer at Scripps Health
Gary Dinoso has over 10 years’ experience in healthcare IT. He graduated from California State University, Sacramento in May 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Gerontology with Cum Laude honors. He immediately pursued a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Informatics at the University of San Diego and is expected to graduate in May 2018. As a full-time undergraduate student, he held two jobs as a medical scribe trainer with California Emergency Physicians America (CEP America) at Mercy San Juan Emergency Department and Summit Orthopedic Specialists in Carmichael, CA. As a full-time graduate student, he held multiple roles as a clinical information assistant with CEP America at Palomar/Pomerado Health and medical staff coordinator at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center. He is currently an Epic Credentialed Trainer at Scripps Health. He is an active member of Southern California Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and is the elected Healthcare Informatics Officer for the University of San Diego Graduate Student Nursing Association (GNSA). His past achievements and recipient awards include Medical Scribe of the Month, University of San Diego Graduate Grant x2, University of San Diego Merit Scholar, and the University of San Diego Endowed Scholarship. He recently facilitated the successful Southern California HIMSS Healthcare IT Career Roundtable and looks forward to facilitating subsequent events in the Greater San Diego Area.