The University of Michigan Health System has retained Kirby Partners to identify, qualify and present individuals for their Chief Information Security Officer Position.


Organization Overview

The University of Michigan Health System is an award-winning health care organization and premier academic medical center made up of: Hospitals, Health Centers and Clinics throughout Southeast Michigan; the University of Michigan Medical School and its Faculty Group Practice; Clinical activities of the University of Michigan School of Nursing; and Michigan Health Corp. – the legal entity that allows the Health System to enter into partnerships, affiliations, joint ventures and other business activities.


Chief Information Security Officer Position Highlights

Under the direction of the University of Michigan CISO and the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers CIO, the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) CISO is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and maintaining the system-wide information security program. The University of Michigan Health System CISO is a new position within the organization.  The CISO will Manage the UMHS security system, but also play a key role in the overall university security program and assist with creating a consolidated University of Michigan security program.

Organization Overview

Hackensack University Health Network is the non-profit, New Jersey-based parent company of HackensackUMC, the HackensackUMC Foundation, Hackensack University HealthPartners Medical Group, and corporate joint venture partners with LHP Hospital Group in ownership of two hospitals: HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley and HackensackUMC Mountainside. With more than 9,000 employees and 2,200 credentialed medical staff members at hospitals within the Network, Hackensack University Health Network is the largest healthcare system in northern New Jersey.

Position Highlights

Under the general direction of the Senior VP/CIO, the Chief Information Security Officer directs development, implementation, and oversight of Hackensack’s information technology security infrastructure in compliance with industry best practices and federal and state regulations. Responsibilities include developing information security strategy and implementation plans, as well as policies and procedures related to patient health information and all other confidential information in electronic form. The CISO provides leadership in development; management, control, and security assessment of all Hackensack systems include legacy applications, new applications, data centers, local area networks, wide area networks, firewall/proxy servers, telecommunications systems, service desk, technology centers and facility infrastructure.