Desiree Gandrup-Dupre is senior vice president of Care Delivery Technology Services for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals.

Gandrup-Dupre’s work helps power excellent care and seamlessly connect our 12.6 million members to their health information. This includes her management of enterprise clinical systems such as our industry-leading electronic health record system, Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect®.

Gandrup-Dupre oversees the operating and investment budget that supports information technologies for the organization’s clinical ancillary systems and medical facilities. Gandrup-Dupre directs the development of care delivery technology strategies, multiyear planning, and regional technology strategies.

Gandrup-Dupre started her journey at Kaiser Permanente in 2003 as an IT consultant. In 2010, she was promoted to an executive leadership position in Kaiser Permanente’s National Facilities Services Information Technology, where she oversaw the opening of 4 new hospitals and multiple clinics. She went on to serve as business information officer for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, where she led the successful deployment of high-impact technology programs for TeleCritical Care, Advanced Care at Home, and the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine.

Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, she held IT positions at Gap, Inc., Williams-Sonoma, and AAA.

Gandrup-Dupre’s leadership has contributed to numerous industry recognitions, including a 2016 Fierce Innovation Award for Kaiser Permanente’s integrated video visits, a 2019 CIO 100 Award for our Advance Alert Monitor program, a 2019 Stevie Award for the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine website, and a 2023 CIO 100 Award for our digital pharmacy innovation.

Gandrup-Dupre also received an Outstanding Leader Award from Health 2.0 in 2022.

A graduate of Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in creative leadership, Gandrup-Dupre lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and 2 sons. She is a board member for her local chapter of Sister Cities International.