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Manuel Pedroza

  • Position: Chief Information Officer

About Manuel

Manuel Pedroza leads as Clinica Sierra Vista's Chief Information Officer, pioneering strategic IT plans that align with the organization's vision. His role is pivotal in implementing healthcare IT systems, enhancing patient care, and safeguarding data integrity and cybersecurity. Manuel's professional trajectory has been marked by diverse roles in information technology since beginning his career as an IT analyst, culminating in his current position. Since early 2012, his focus on healthcare technology has been integral to his success, demonstrating his passion and commitment to the sector.

Manuel is a highly accomplished professional recognized for fostering cohesive teams, being a finalist for the Orbie SoCal CIO of the Year award, and being named among the Top 100 Technology Professionals in 2023. His affiliations with CHIME, HIMSS, and CVHIE reflect his dedication to advancing healthcare IT. With expertise in integration, interoperability, and patient engagement, Manuel excels in creating innovative and secure IT environments. His leadership is crucial in driving Clinica Sierra Vista's digital health initiatives.

Manuel's work in digital efficiency is transformative, aligning with Clinica Sierra Vista's mission to enhance healthcare delivery. His goals include positioning the clinic as a digital health leader and supporting its growth to serve more underserved populations. His approach is anchored in continuous improvement and shared destination mapping. He believes in the power of communication and collaboration to achieve excellence.

Manuel's background, influenced by his hardworking father and nurse mother, fuels his passion for healthcare and commitment to communities in the Central Valley, where he has lifelong roots. Outside work, he enjoys music, audio engineering, and spending quality time with his family. He draws inspiration from John Doerr's "Measure What Matters," focusing on setting clear, measurable goals.

Manuel aspires to support Clinica Sierra Vista's growth and develop a technology team that delivers future-focused solutions. He emphasizes embracing change and adopting a sustainable approach to achieving excellence. His dedication extends beyond his professional role, as he actively participates in community initiatives, particularly those resonating with his personal and professional journey.

Every year, Clinica Sierra Vista cares for over 200,000 community members, offering primary medical care, dental services, behavioral health, specialty, pharmacy, and many programs that bring resources to the communities we serve.