A healing ministry of the Roman Catholic Church, Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is a highly integrated, multi-institutional health care system comprised of 13 hospitals and a network of physician practices throughout Illinois and Wisconsin, including HSHS Medical Group, Prairie Cardiovascular and Prevea Health. HSHS is committed to delivering high quality, compassionate, holistic and cost-effective health care services to all. Hospital Sisters Health System is sponsored by The Hospital Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, which is an international, multi-cultural congregation of Franciscan Sisters dedicated to carrying forward the healing mission of Jesus Christ in the tradition of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi. The Motherhouse and Provincial Office of the American Province of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis are located in Springfield, Illinois.
The Vice President/Chief Information Officer of Hospital Sisters Health System plans, administers, and implements information systems for the enterprise. The VP/CIO articulates the HSHS strategic vision for clinical information systems and communicates with hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare professionals to provide information on HSHS’s direction and the status of major initiatives. The VP/CIO leads the IT team in translating the needs of the caregivers into the vocabulary of meaningful use technology. A key responsibility is effectively orchestrating the efforts of technical personnel in the successful implementation and maintenance of systems, which facilitate the delivery of clinical information.