Roland Garcia serves as senior vice president and chief information officer for Baptist Health, ranked No. 1 in 2013-2014 for the Jacksonville, Florida area by U.S. News & World Report. He is responsible for establishing plans and directions for Baptist Health technology investments. Garcia has more than 34 years of experience in the healthcare information technology field. Garcia spent 15 years in Pensacola, Florida as vice president and chief information officer for Baptist Health Care. Baptist Health Care received numerous awards and recognition for innovation in use of technology including 100 Most Wired, 50 Best Websites across industries, Fortune 100 Best Employers, and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. He began his healthcare career at The Methodist Health System in Houston, Texas where he was part of the team that began introducing information technologies in the care delivery process of this large health system.