Vice Chancellor for Information Technology

Michael Ash

Michael Ash, MD

Michael Ash, MD, serves as vice chancellor of Information and Technology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and as executive vice president and chief transformation officer at Nebraska Medicine. He oversees information technology, information security, quality, safety and clinical effectiveness. He also has responsibilities for marketing, patient experience, telehealth and ambulatory access.

With more than 20 years of experience in health information technology, Dr. Ash has led Nebraska Medicine to receive national recognition as a HIMSS Stage 7 and Davies award-winning organization.  Nebraska Medicine has also received Vizient’s prestigious Quality & Safety Leadership Award.  Prior experience includes leadership positions at Cerner, including chief medical officer and vice president for physician strategy and innovation.

Prior to joining Cerner, Dr. Ash worked as an internal medicine physician. Dr. Ash graduated with a bachelor of science degree  in pharmacy and went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He completed his internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.