Valley Health’s Dr. Vallejos Takes on New Role to Enhance Care Access While Continuing Clinical Practice

Huntington, WV—Wearing two hats is the new normal for Dr. Andrea Marcum Vallejos, MD, who serves Valley Health Systems as a doctor and administrator. Valley Health Systems appointed Vallejos as its Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) on November 7, 2022. Since joining the leadership team, Dr. Vallejos has worked to enhance how care is accessed and delivered across the health system through innovations in technology.

“I am excited to be the Chief Medical Information Officer for Valley Health Systems and am working to be a valuable resource to our organization to utilize the electronic medical records system and other forms of technology more effectively in the provision on clinical care for our patients,” Dr. Vallejos said.  

As CMIO, Dr. Vallejos works closely with the Vice President of Health Services, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Quality Officer, and other leadership team members. Dr. Vallejos continues to care for her patients through her clinical practice.

Dr. Vallejos is certified as Physician Builder through Epic electronic medical record system for Valley Health and has additionally completed courses as a Super User, Physician Power User and is certified in Notecraft for Physicians. Through these courses, she has learned to create workflows to maximize documentation efficiency and allow Valley Health providers to focus on providing high-quality patient care.   

“Together with the multidisciplinary team Valley Health has assembled to lead this transition to the Epic electronic medical record system, we hope to streamline the process so our providers can continue to deliver excellent care to our patients to improve patient access to care and improved outcomes for Valley Health patients,” says Dr. Vallejos.

Dr. Vallejos is a board-certified practicing obstetrician/gynecologist at A Woman’s Place, a Huntington-based Valley Health clinic dedicated to providing women’s health care. She began her career with Valley Health 12 years ago, shortly after completing her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, where she also earned her medical degree. In addition to her clinical practice with Valley Health, Dr. Vallejos is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, teaching current OB/GYN residents.   

Dr. Vallejos is a Wayne County native and resides in Huntington with her husband, twin children, and two Boston terriers. She enjoys traveling and attending her children’s various sporting activities.

Valley Health Systems, Inc. is a leader in primary care since 1975 and operates more than 40 healthcare centers and public health programs in southwestern West Virginia and southern Ohio. With more than 150 providers and 800 staff members, Valley Health is dedicated to accessible, quality healthcare for all members of our communities. Valley Health Systems, Inc. delivers primary care services to more than 100,000 patients in our service area each year. 

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