Healthcare Systems Engineering
Optimizing Healthcare

Dale Prestipino '88

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Partner, PwC Health Industries Advisory

Dale is a Partner in PwC’s Health Industries Advisory group with 29 years of experience in Health Information Technology solutions as a consultant, CTO and CIO.  Dale spent 19 years as a consultant at Accenture and CTO of Computer Sciences Corporation’s Healthcare Group, where he led the development of several key public and private healthcare initiatives that form the foundation of today’s HIT ecosystem.

Prior to joining PwC, Dale was the founding Executive Vice President and CIO of Accolade.  Dale established the business model, designed and built all elements of the enterprise IT capabilities, and delivered on the promise of engaging consumers in their healthcare journey to tangibly reduce healthcare costs and improve care outcomes while generating industry-leading consumer satisfaction ratings.  Dale’s impact across employers, health plans, health systems, and public sector healthcare organizations has reduced healthcare costs by up to 10% for managed populations.  Accolade has been recognized by Forbes as Top 25 Most Promising Companies, Inc. 500's Fastest Growing Private Healthcare Companies, Inc.'s Hire Power Award for Top Job Creator, and's Top Workplace for 5 consecutive years.

As an innovator and thought leader, and having built a healthcare company from the ground up, Dale has first-hand experience in leading large-scale IT programs.  Well-grounded in healthcare processes and systems, and with an engineer’s discipline, he solves difficult problems using data-driven approaches.  His passion for critical thinking and creativity enables Dale to deliver unique value and he quickly establishes trusted relationships with his clients.

Dale has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University.  He is on the College of Health Professions Advisory Council for Western Governors University, where he led the establishment of the Health Informatics degree programs.  He is also an Industry Advisory Council member of Lehigh University’s Health Systems Engineering program, which is designed to provide students with the skills and perspective required to lead healthcare organizations in improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery.   Dale is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association, President of the Conestoga High School Football Booster Club, and a Friends Fitness Youth Partnership mentor.