Daniel Abdul Joins UCare as Vice President, Chief Information Officer

UCare has hired Daniel Abdul as the nonprofit health plan’s new vice president and chief information officer (CIO). He assumed his new responsibilities in January 2014. Abdul most recently was chief information officer for the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs in St. Paul.

In his new position, Abdul provides vision and strategic direction for UCare’s technology staff and systems to enable the health plan to cost effectively serve its more than 350,000 members. He oversees the development of companywide technology programs, infrastructure and Information Services Department staff who administer the health plan’s technology activities.