Wake Forest Baptist Health
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Vice President for Human Resource Business Partners
Position: Chief Information Officer
Location: Kankakee, IL
Riverside Hospital opened in 1964; today, Riverside Healthcare is a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of patients throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy, and beyond.
Riverside Healthcare is comprised of five entities:
Riverside Medical Center, located in Kankakee, is a 300-bed hospital that provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care and is a nationally recognized, award-winning Level II trauma hospital with leading programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery, and orthopedics.®Its reputation for nursing excellence has made Riverside the area's only Magnet -recognized hospital, and its clinical performance ranks it among the top five percent of hospitals nationwide, earning Riverside Healthgrades' Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award, as well as Truven Health Analytics' 100 Top Hospitals® award.
Riverside operates several community, primary, and specialty health centers throughout the region.
Riverside Senior Life Communities comprise independent living, assisted living, Riverside Miller Rehabilitation, and Assisted Living & Memory Care at Bourbonnais.
Riverside Healthcare Foundation raises funds for the health system for use in facility construction and repair, new equipment acquisition, community health care education initiatives, and clinical research.
Oakside Corporation operates the Riverside Health Fitness Center, and also coordinates community counseling programs, pharmacy, health equipment sales and leasing, and home health care.
Riverside Healthcare constantly strives to improve its offerings, services, and programs, and is proud of the recognition it has received for its efforts. These include: ten-time receipt of the Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® award; three-time receipt of CHIME HealthCare's Most Wired® designation; Magnet® designation for nursing excellence since 2011; recognition since 2012 as one of Becker's Hospital Review's "150 Great Places to Work in Health Care," with additional accolades as America's and Illinois's Healthiest Employer; and consistent ranking as one of the top hospitals in the nation by Healthgrades, including repeated receipt of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical ExcellenceTM and receipt of the Outstanding Patient Experience Award.
Reporting to the president and chief executive officer of Riverside Healthcare, the chief information officer is responsible for providing leadership and direction for technology across the healthcare continuum, as well as for developing a strategy that supports the digital revolution that is now reshaping healthcare delivery. As a member of the senior leadership team, the CIO is directly involved in efforts to transform Riverside into a data-driven, patient- and clinician-centric, digitally enabled organization, with the support of a strong, experienced team of information systems professionals.