Chad Brisendine became St. Luke’s University Health Network’s CIO in 2009. In 2013, he received Lehigh Valley’s “40 Under 40” award. Under Mr. Brisendine’s guidance, St. Luke’s aligned the health system’s delivery infrastructure with new EHR applications. He also oversaw the EMR adoption and implementation of the health system and achieved HIMSS’ EMR Adoption Model Stage 6 recognition. Prior to joining St. Luke’s, Mr. Brisendine was with CHRISTUS Health in Irving, Texas, as the corporate director for new technology and delivery. He also served as regional CIO for CHRISTUS Health.