Reporting to the Vice President Finance, Technology & Innovation, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) provides leadership and expertise to advance the digital health and information management strategies of the hospital and the developing Southlake Community Ontario Health Team (OHT). Functions reporting to the CIO include Clinical Informatics, Systems Support and Client Services, Health Information & Decision Support, Telecommunications, Registration and Patient Scheduling.
The role requires a strong collaborative leader who can cultivate partnerships within and beyond Southlake’s walls for positive change. The CIO plays a key role in the hospital’s approach to digital strategy and connectivity for the Southlake Community Ontario Health Team (OHT), the development of strategies to advance the use of analytics, protection of the hospitals digital assets and optimizing the hospitals health information system to make demonstrable improvements in quality, safety and efficiency.
The role will appeal to an experienced digital health leader who has the courage to think differently and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others. The ideal candidate will also have experience leading large, complex projects while considering the technical and the people side of achieving desired business outcomes.
About Shared Health Information Network Exchange (SHINE)
In February 2017, Southlake entered in to a formal collaboration with Markham Stouffville Hospital and Stevenson Memorial Hospital to share a common Health Information System. The first phase of this work was completed on December 1, 2018, with the hospitals now sharing one instance of MEDITECH Expanse. The CIO will collaborate regularly with peers and senior leaders from SHINE hospitals for the development and implementation of shared strategies and the ongoing governance of the collaboration. Upcoming initiatives include physician documentation, computerized provider order entry and a new Web Ambulatory module.
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