James W. Noga, Advisory Board

James W. Noga

Former Vice-President and Chief Information Officer, Mass General Brigham

James W. Noga former Vice-President and Chief Information Officer of Mass General Brigham from 2011 to 2022. Mass General Brigham (a.k.a. Partners HealthCare) was founded in 1994 by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Mr. Noga came to this role with a deep and rich history with Mass General Brigham. He was recruited by Massachusetts General Hospital as Director of Clinical Applications in 1990 and assumed the role CIO of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization in 1997. Under Mr. Noga’s leadership, the MGH and Mass General Brigham underwent significant technology advances to support all aspects of clinical care and research including the implementation of an enterprise EHR (electronic health record).

Mr. Noga retired in June 2022 after forty-one years in healthcare IT and now serves as a healthcare IT advisor in various roles.

  • Harvard University IT Visiting Committee
  • Scottsdale Institute Executive in Residence
  • Healthcare IT Advisor

The Boston CIO Leadership Association, in partnership with the Boston Business Journal recognized Mr. Noga with the 2017 Boston CIO of the Year Leadership Award.

Mr. Noga holds an MS Degree in Biomedical Computing and Information Processing and a BS degree in Medical Technology both from the Ohio State University. He is an active member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and the Health Information and Management Systems Society.