Published on February 22, 2019

Ben Patel

Chief Information Officer


Ben Patel, CIO

Ben Patel joined Cone Health in 2018 and serves as chief information officer.

Patel is responsible for developing and executing digital and information technology strategies for Cone Health that align with the business strategy and the goal of driving better customer experiences, improved access to care, cost efficiency, quality of care and community health.

Patel has more than 23 years of experience in information technology. Areas of expertise include infrastructure, electronic medical records transformation, data/analytics, ERP, CRM, cybersecurity and digital transformation.

Patel received his Master of Science degree in computer science from DePaul University and his Master of Business Administration degree from Pittsburg State University. He is a regular speaker at Becker’s and other health care technology events.

Patel was named to the Becker’s 2019 and 2020 list of "100 hospital and health system CIOs to know." He earned InfoWorld’s top IT award in 2009.