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Marshall Ruffin, MD, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Ruffin is a physician specializing in General Internal Medicine and Informatics.  He leads Inova Technology Services, which include IT and Communications, Medical Records, Clinical Engineering, Informatics, Analytics, Telemedicine and the Program Management Office of Inova. 

Dr. Ruffin obtained his B.A. from The University of Virginia and his MD from Harvard Medical School, as well as MPH in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina and MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. 

Dr. Ruffin’s serves the Commonwealth of Virginia as the Chairman of the Health Information Technology Standards Advisory Committee (HITSAC), which advises the Secretary of Technology and Secretary of Health and Human Resources, and the Vice-Chairman of the state-wide ConnectVirginia health information exchange.  Dr. Ruffin is a Distinguished Fellow in the American College of Physician Executives.  Before joining Inova Health System, Dr. Ruffin worked as Chief Technology Officer for the University of Virginia Health System.

Dr. Ruffin believes wholeheartedly in the promise of technology to improve health care services, personalized medicine and the health of the diverse communities Inova serves.