Doug Abel, Vice President, Chief Information Officer 

Doug AbelDoug oversees all of our information technology-related services, including infrastructure, applications, informatics and clinical technology. 

He has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare information systems management. Prior to joining NKCH, Doug served as managing director, advisory services for Encore Health Resources; executive vice president, solution delivery for Netsmart Technologies; vice president and chief information officer at Anne Arundel Health System; and a vice president at Cerner.  

Doug earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Elizabethtown College and a master’s degree in business administration from Loyola College. He has served as a board member with the Northland Chamber of Commerce and the First Hand Foundation.