Chief Innovation Officer

Southern Illinois Healthcare Carbondale, IL

This position has been filled.

Organization Overview
Southern Illinois Healthcare is the premier hospital system in Southern Illinois and consists of three hospitals. The largest hospital, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, is a 153-bed acute care facility and the regional referral center for southern Illinois. It features tertiary care such as vascular, neurology and a Top 100 cardiac program, Prairie Heart Institute. Herrin Hospital features all modern surgical and patient care areas, an eight-bed ICU with house wide telemetry, 117-beds, all-digital imaging and archiving, and a 24-hour hospitalist program. It is home to nationally acclaimed acute rehabilitation through an alliance with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, is the only SIH hospital to have a Catholic affiliation, and serves as a critical access hospital in Murphysboro, Illinois. St. Joseph is one of six hospitals nationwide named a 2011 and 2012. In addition to the three system hospitals, IT provides support to two other hospitals on a contract basis.
Position Highlights
This Chief Innovation Officer will direct the information technology department to continue working towards the industry’s best IT practices. The major IT system is Meditech. The CIO departed in November and an interim CIO is in place and is not interested in relocation from his home area.