Timothy James (TJ) Malseed has been appointed as chief health information officer for Keck Medicine of USC and associate dean for information sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, administrators announced recently.

Malseed will lead growth and oversee operations for information systems and support the planning, operating and optimizing information management across the care continuum for the hospital sites, ambulatory locations and office-based practices of Keck Medicine, according to a memo sent by Tom Jackiewicz, MPH, senior vice president and CEO of Keck Medicine, and Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, interim dean of the Keck School and director of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute.

Additionally, Malseed will support the integration of care for Keck’s patient population at its owned sites and at other locations that may collaborate with Keck on population health management programs. He also will lead the integration of clinical care and biomedical research to develop new paradigms of care.

Malseed most recently worked at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), where he held positions as vice president and chief information officer, and chief applications officer. With 20 years of experience in IT, he oversaw the strategy and direction for CHLA’s technology efforts and led numerous clinical, revenue cycle, financial, human resources and research efforts. Under his leadership, CHLA achieved HIMSS Stage 6 for both inpatient and outpatient services, and his contributions led to CHLA being named a “Most Wired” hospital by Health & Health Networks magazine. Malseed was instrumental in the technology implementation for the launch of online portals for patients and referring physicians.

Malseed holds a bachelor’s degree in international business and a minor in computer science from the University of California, Davis. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Pediatric Leadership Council for Cerner Corporation.