Summa Health is an Akron, Ohio-based hospital system, with over 30 locations in the Akron/Canton area.
I am currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Summa Health in Akron Ohio. Prior to coming to Summa, I was the Regional Vice President of Information Technology for the Cleveland Clinic Health System. I have over 29 years of diverse healthcare experience including organizational strategic planning, information technology planning, managed care contracting, financial analysis and hospital operations. I have done numerous presentations and articles on information system acquisition, systems implementation, organization design, and IT system payback. I was the Principal Investigator on a $1.5 million AHRQ THQIT Grant to assess and evaluate the impact of EMR/CPOE technology on clinical quality, administrative efficiency and physician adoption at Huron Hospital in Cleveland.Specialties: Strategic Planning, Organizational Design, IT Strategic Planning, Financial and Technical Analysis, IT and Managed Care Contracting, Accounts Recievable Management, Healthcare System Operations.