Project Description

Born into a family of Holocaust survivors, Ed Marx emerged as a beacon of resilience and determination. His journey began with a move to the United States at the tender age of 10, setting the stage for a remarkable trajectory. Commencing at the age of 16, he traversed diverse roles, from a medical clinic janitor to a strategic planner for a hospital, from a combat medic to an anesthesia tech. However, it was his tenure as a technology manager for a small healthcare system that ignited his passion for healthcare.

Recognizing the nexus of clinical environments, business operations, and digital infrastructure, Ed discerned an unprecedented opportunity to revolutionize healthcare. Thus, his fervor for digital healthcare transformation was born. His career burgeoned as he ascended the ranks of esteemed healthcare institutions, including Cleveland Clinic, NYC Health & Hospitals, Texas Health Resources, and University Hospitals, leaving an indelible mark on the industry. Simultaneously, he maintained a steadfast commitment to the U.S. Army, serving as a combat engineer officer and combat medic for 15 years, a testament to his unwavering dedication to service.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Ed is a prolific author, speaker, and podcaster, sharing insights and innovations to inspire positive change in healthcare. Notably, his contributions have earned him recognition as one of LinkedIn’s “Top 25 Healthcare Influencers” and garnered global acclaim for his podcast, “DGTL Voices.”

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TOPIC: Healthcare Digital Transformation


Only 20% of organizations have an actionable digital strategy of any kind. Based on his CIO experience building strategies at Cleveland Clinic, Texas Health Resources, and NYC Health & Hospitals, Marx lays out a practical framework for developing a strategy that sticks. Marx covers everything from building the right coalition for creating the plan to establishing a bullet-proof governance model to oversee its success.

Learn how to reduce clinician burnout, improve quality & safety, reduce costs via automation, and leverage AI and analytics to ensure the highest quality of care at the lowest costs.

Key Takeaways:

  • Define Digital Transformation

  • Learn a Best Practice Healthcare Digital Transformation Model

  • Understand 7 Unique Personas that Make Up “Experience”

  • Explain 5 Key Steps for Developing a Digital Strategy


Healthcare Digital Transformation, Ed Marx
Healthcare Digital Transformation
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