Mr. Aliasgar Bohari

Mr. Aliasgar Bohari

Senior Director Information Technology
Zulekha Hospital


On The Job 


Insight: Highly-informed decision-making capabilities for the executive office, including analysis of and insight into complimentary player services costing hundreds of millions.


Foresight: Developed metrics for executive management team to gain foresight into market conditions and trends, providing capabilities to answer the really hard “what if” questions.


Understanding: Increased understanding of financial performance through use of metrics, data visualization and executive scorecards.


Efficiency: Achieved cost savings in operations management through measurement, analysis, and process improvements.


Effectiveness: Led implementation of enterprise-wide Digitized system that dramatically reduced time and effort to access information critical to decision-making.




Working collaboratively and effectively to form alliances and relationships with everyone, To become a regional center of excellence by actively listening and partnering to meet the individual healthcare needs of those they serve.


As IT field itself is dynamic in nature, one have to be flexible in thinking and more importantly to make team act fast and on their feet.


Being an IT Director it requires an ability to develop relationships in all directions–with your boss, outward with one’s peers, with other C-level executives, heads of business units and relationships downwards as well. Have to immensely involve in technologies and at same time building the right relationships.


Communication plays an important role therefore one have to communicate clearly, succinctly, and emotionally to any audience, whether its stockholders, investors, board of directors, or an entry-level clerical person.


Core Competences


  • Technical Architecture
  • Portfolio and Program Management
  • Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Full Lifecycle Product Management
  • Team Building and Development
  • IT Service Management and Delivery
  • Capacity Management
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • User Experience (UX)
  • Risk Management


Aliasgar Bohari – Chief Information Officer



Leadership Career History


Zulekha Hospital Group, Dubai, UAE, 2004 – Present

Dynamic innovator selected to drive strategic vision as executive team member, produce strategic to improve the contribution of IT in healthcare from the usual supportive role to an operational business tool.


Director, Information Technology –  Direct Report to CEO


Executive Achievements:


  • % + less capital Budget, while delivering improved service levels.
  • Help desk function round the clock to facilitate the business requirements.
  • $-K negotiated in additional vendor services, including up-to-date technology solutions.
  • 80% paperless hospital.
  • Zero-down time.


Technology Leadership Contributions:


  • Lead for designing and implementing of the HMIS for Zulekha Hospitals. A hands-on professional, he was instrumental in the 24-month implementation from the onset at both multi-specialty hospitals in Dubai and Sharjah. HMIS module was soon augmented with access for the four medical centers thereby completely integrating the Zulekha Healthcare Group in a single seamless network.


  • Implement a custom-designed IT Infrastructure in 2005 that complemented and catered to the total healthcare needs of Zulekha Healthcare Group.


  • Lead the core of designing and implementing the paperless ‘Intranet’ solution for both multi-specialty facilities at Dubai and Sharjah and also a website for patient’s to know more about hospital and events, to book an online appointment, to view online patient’s reports.


  • Implemented power management software to save energy and less carbon emission and also started project like E-data, PC power management, E-waste management, usage of Echo friendly IT products.


  • Web based HMIS was successfully implemented for fast and easy access to information even from tablets and mobile phones.


  • Devised unique helpdesk solution that elevated call close rate 90% faster.


  • Cut Licensing costs 40%+ with strategic forecasts and negotiations for enterprise-level agreements.


  • Zulekha Health Care Group IT is the 1st in UAE to receive ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 for IT Service Management in Healthcare.




Aliasgar Bohari – Chief Information Officer



Awards and Achievements


  • 1st in UAE to receive ISO/IEC 20000-1:2005 for ITSM in Healthcare
  • Appreciation for being 3rd responder in ‘EMRAM’ Dubai survey
  • Appreciation to IT Director for speaking at DHA’s CIO Benchmarking Forum
  • Green Certificate from Enviro-Serve
  • Appreciation from Etisalat for proactive & innovative use of business solutions
  • Best technology initiative by Hospital Build & infrastructure Awards 2012
  • CIO -50 Award 2013 for IT in Healthcare
  • Global Enterprise and IT Architecture Excellence Award in ITSM by iCMG
  • Best technology initiative by Hospital Build & infrastructure Awards 2012
  • CIO – 100 Awards 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020 by CNME Online.
  • Catalysts CIO -Healthcare Award 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Global Business CIO Award 2017  MEA Architecture Excellence Awards 2017
  • NWME Award 2017
  • The Titan Batch of Honor 2017
  • ZHIT has formalized their information security processes and is adhering to all controls defined in ISO/IEC 27001:2013 which is an international standard defining the requirements for an Information Security Management System (ISMS).
  • Smart SMB Award 2018 for Best Digital Transformation Deployment
  • CISO 2018 by GEC Security Symposium
  • CISO 30 Award 2018  Catalyst Award 2018,
  • Catalyst CIO Award 2020
  • Transformational Leadership Award 2020 by Tahawaltech
  • CXO 50 Award 2019
  • CIO 200 Award 2018 and 2019