Douglas Thompson

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Corporate Vice President, Decision Support - Informatics

Douglas Thompson is a Corporate Vice President with Sentara Healthcare.  He is responsible for informatics, benchmarking, productivity reporting, process improvement efforts, and supply chain management at Sentara.  Under Mr. Thompson’s leadership, a reengineering effort at Sentara resulted in more than $75 million in improvements.

Mr. Thompson’s teams are now turning efforts to support the installation of a company-wide electronic health record.  Mr. Thompson has more than 12 years of experience working with physician and quality data. The informatics effort is moving to develop expanded clinical reporting and predictive modeling from the installation of the Electronic Medical Record. With the installation of an electronic medical record, Mr. Thompson is leading the efforts to create an Enterprise Wide Data Warehouse.

Previous Experience

Formerly Mr. Thompson was a vice president with Tidewater Health Care responsible for the development and implementation of Tidewater Health Care’s managed care strategy and the planning and financial analysis functions.  He has expertise in reengineering, mergers and acquisitions, and physician profiling. Previously Mr. Thompson was employed by General Electric as the manager of manufacturing cost analysis and by Volvo Penta as division manager of budgets and Analysis. He began his career with Virginia Chemicals and a cost accountant / financial analyst.


  • University of Virginia – Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • General Electric’s Financial Management Program Graduate