How Novant Health Broke Boundaries in Digital Innovation

Featuring Angela Yochem,
EVP Chief Transformation & Digital Officer, Novant Health


Angela Yochem, Novant Health’s EVP Chief Transformation and Digital Officer, takes us through her unconventional professional journey through Dell, Bank of America and Rent-A-Center that eventually landed her in healthcare, where transformation is needed most.

She shares her highest priorities as a member of the C-suite, and the main motivation behind Novant Health’s new Innovation Lab. Angela also digs into tips and tricks for creating a seamless automation-infused patient journey, placing her digital bets on emerging technologies with a strong emphasis on AI. Tune in for the full episode.‍

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About the host

Liat Kozuch

Podcast Host at Hyro

Part production junkie, part people lover, Liat's passionate about making genuine connections and amplifying peoples’ life stories. With exposure to Hyro’s champions at leading health systems, she started Patient Journey Pioneers to expose strategies from healthcare’s most influential digital leaders and C-suite executives, who share insights that are inspiring the industry to move further and faster than ever. Join the journey as Liat continues to seek the next-best-disruptor in healthcare.

About the speaker

Angela Yochem

EVP Chief Transformation & Digital Officer, Novant Health

Angela Yochem is the EVP Chief Transformation & Digital Officer at Novant Health, a North Carolina-based health system that spans 15 hospitals with more than 1,500 physicians. Angela has spent her career filling technology leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies including BDP International, AstraZeneca, Dell, Bank of America and, most recently, as the CIO of Rent-A-Center. She was also named a winner of the CIO 100 Awards in 2022.

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