Akron Children’s Hospital has retained Kirby Partners to identify, qualify and present individuals for their Chief Information Officer Position.


Organization Overview

Akron Children’s Hospital’s mission is to maintain the highest quality of compassionate care using the latest techniques, technology and equipment available within their resources. The organization has a staff of over 5,000 employees that includes 761 employed medical practitioners. Administering over 800,000 patient visits from around the country at its 2 hospital locations proves the health system’s commitment to improving the health status of children and adolescents everywhere.


Chief Information Officer Position Highlights

The CIO is the key executive leader responsible for enterprise information services, clinical engineering and communications. The CIO provides leadership for information technology strategy, vision and oversight.  They will provide strategic and tactical planning, development, evaluation, and coordination of the information and technology systems for the health network.  Partnering with the CMIO and CNIO, they will oversee the system-wide development, optimization and ongoing evaluation of the electronic health record and other clinical systems.  They will also facilitate communication between staff, management, vendors, and other technology resources within the organization.  In addition, they will oversee the computer operations of management information system, including local area networks and wide-area networks.