Taha Kass-Hout

CTO at GE Healthcare Systems

Reporting into GE HealthCare President & CEO Peter Arduini, Dr. Kass-Hout is tasked with helping drive GE HealthCare’s D3 precision care strategy, a framework and digital products that emphasize the company’s smart devices, aligned to disease states and enabled by digital. D3 brings data and insights together to optimize the clinical and patient journey and enhances the company's ability to enable precision care.

Dr. Kass-Hout is also tasked with working in partnership with GE HealthCare’s four business segments (Imaging, Ultrasound, Patient Care Solutions, and Pharmaceutical Diagnostics), regions, and global engineering and machine learning (ML) teams to drive growth through clinical research, patient-centric innovation and advancements to GE HealthCare’s platforms, and digital and ML capabilities.

Prior to joining GE HealthCare, Dr. Kass-Hout served as Vice President, Machine Learning and Chief Medical Officer Amazon and Amazon Web Services. In that role, Dr. Kass-Hout established and led Health AI strategy and technologies, including Amazon HealthLake, Amazon Comprehend Medical, and Amazon Omics, for health care, genomics, and life sciences industries. He also served two terms in the Obama Administration as the FDA’s first Chief Health Informatics Officer, and Director, Information Science and Informatics for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



  • CTO

    January, 2023 - present

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