FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that Modern Physician and Modern Healthcare magazines ranked Dr. Robert M. Wah, chief medical officer and vice president of CSC's North American Public Sector business unit, number nine in their annual ranking of the 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives, published in May. Readers from both magazines nominated 4,300 physician executives for the fifth annual ranking. Of the top 100 most-nominated candidates, nearly 28,000 ballots were cast to determine the top 50. This year, Dr. Wah advanced in his ranking from number 10 in last year's poll.
"We congratulate Robert on this recognition of his achievements," said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC's North American Public Sector. "This prestigious ranking represents Robert's commitment and dedication to transforming healthcare with better information for better decisions, as well as forging a vision for health information technology at the local, regional and national levels."
Currently, Dr. Wah is leading CSC's strategic health initiative to harness thought leadership and experience across the company's public, commercial and global healthcare business lines. This initiative was created to help CSC offer technology solutions to support President Obama's stimulus package and healthcare reform activity.
Dr. Wah continues to be an active leader within the overall healthcare industry, serving on multiple boards and teaching at educational institutions. He is a recognized expert and regularly speaks at industry conferences. On May 18, 2009, he spoke at the Health IT Summit convened by Senator Mark Warner (Va.) about lessons learned from other
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