John Wilcox was placed as the chief information officer at Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers in Morris, Illinois. Morris serves residents of a five-county region. The organization encompasses 1,100 employees and a medical staff of more than 200 physicians representing most medical specialties, and has won a number of awards, including being recognized as a Truven Health Analytics "100 Top Hospital" and being placed on Becker's Hospital Review's "100 Great Community Hospitals" list. In his role, John is responsible for the planning and execution of the information technology vision, goals, and initiatives that support the operational and long-term objectives, mission, and vision of the organization.
Before joining Morris, John served as the chief information officer for Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Missouri, a system of care that encompasses a 114-bed acute care hospital, eight primary care and 15 specialty clinics, and rehabilitation and home care services provided through over 1,100 employees across an eight-county area. While there, John recruited quality IT team members and bolstered the Meaningful Use program, as well as working to upgrade the organization's MEDITECH Compliant Server. He was also instrumental in the implementation and support of a quality dashboard, and led a team of 23 individuals in executing new regulatory activity. In addition, John was part of the Lean steering committee at the organization.
Previously, John served as the interim chief information officer at United Medical Center in Washington, DC, and had a 15-year tenure with Insource Technology Corporation, where he served as the vice president of enterprise infrastructure and managed services, as the acting chief information officer for The Menninger Clinic, as the vice president of business process management, as the vice president of network engineering solutions, and as a director of consulting. John began his career with Electronic Data Systems, where he spent 13 years in a variety of roles, culminating in serving as the business unit CIO for Continental Airlines.
John holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA in operations management from the University of Michigan, and is a certified Project Management Professional. John and his wife are the parents of four children; outside of work, John enjoys square dancing with his daughters.