Chief Medical Information Officer
Naveen Raja, D.O., has served as chief medical information officer at City of Hope since 2010.
As chief medical information officer, Raja works to enhance the institution’s clinical information systems that house critical information related to patient care throughout the organization. He oversees the clinical aspects of the design, development and implementation of the City of Hope Information System project.
Raja has expertise in electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management systems. His background as a rheumatologist and internist provides him with a thorough understanding of health-care professionals’ information technology needs.
He joined City of Hope from Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier, Calif., where he was a member of the IT/EMR task force and was in private practice as a rheumatologist. He led the development and implementation of a cloud-based electronic health record and practice management system for a medical software company. Before entering private practice, Raja was assistant professor of clinical medicine and program director of complementary and alternative medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) and staff physician at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center.
Raja received his doctorate from Nova Southeastern University and his bachelor’s degree in biology from Eastern Michigan University.