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Eric Abbott

Adjunct Faculty, School of Professional Studies, Northwestern University
Eric Abbott, Adjunct Faculty, School of Professional Studies, Northwestern University

Eric Abbott

Adjunct Faculty, School of Professional Studies, Northwestern University

Biography

Eric Abbott is a seasoned technology executive with a deep understanding of digital services, healthcare IT solutions, and connectivity infrastructure. Eric is Healthcare Business Executive at Cisco Systems, leading the healthcare services practice in Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation practices including Performance IT, Collaboration and Communications, Smart Hospital, and Location Based Services. He is also an executive advisor to Analytics4Medicine, a Consumer Digital Health startup seeking to tackle the challenge of diagnosing and treating hypertension. Prior to this, Eric was Sr. Director of Strategy and Innovation at Advocate Aurora Health, an integrated healthcare network serving Northern Illinois and Wisconsin. There, he led the IT strategy for enterprise solutions to modernize and improve care delivery services on behalf of the Virtual Health, Population Health, Home Health, and Managed Care business lines. Prior to this, Eric led Product Management and Strategic Business Development initiatives at various high technology companies focused on the healthcare, public safety, and commercial enterprise markets in various roles of increasing responsibility. Eric also teaches graduate course in the Master of Health Informatics (MHI) program at Northwestern University. Eric holds a Master of Science degree in Medical Informatics from Northwestern University, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers (DAPE), and the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).

 

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