Marco Foracchia – Chief Information Officer, Azienda Unità Sanitaria Locale IRCCS, Reggio Emilia
Chief Information Officer / Azienda Unità Sanitaria Locale IRCCS, Reggio Emilia
Marco Foracchia is currently the Chief Information Officer at Azienda Unità Sanitaria Locale – IRCCS, Reggio Emilia (network of 6 public hospital, approx. 1600 beds and public health services).
He earned a Master’s Degree in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering from Università degli Studi di Padova (Padua, Italy), a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics from the University of Patras (Greece) and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Image Analysis from the Politecnico di Milano (Milan, Italy). He has been visiting scholar at the Resource Facility for Population Kinetics at the University of Washington (Seattle, USA) within the R01 GM-60021 NIH funded project. He has worked in Research and Development for private companies, mainly in pharmacokinetic modelling, medical device design, medical image analysis, robotics simulation and scientific computing.
He is an IEEE, EMB member, and has been a reviewer for “IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging” and “Medical Image Analysis”.
He is a HIMSS member and HIMSS Italian Community Board Member
He is Vice President and Board Member of AISIS (Italian CIO Association)