St. John’s Medical Center is pleased to announce that Lance Spranger,
chief information officer, has been named to Becker's Healthcare "100
Community Hospital CIOs to Know | 2017" list.
According to a press release from Becker’s, “The chief information
officers (CIOs) on this list lead the health information technology (IT)
teams at community hospitals and health systems. The individuals highlighted
have implemented electronic health record systems, lead cybersecurity
initiatives, and oversee telehealth/telemedicine programs. Community hospital
CIOs must be skilled at building teams and working across departments
to build and deliver a successful health IT infrastructure.”
“The award is well deserved and indicative of his great work at St.
John’s,” said John Kren, St. John’s Medical Center CFO/COO.
“In addition to his outstanding leadership, Lance’s achievements
include overseeing security enhancements to our data systems, developing
IT support of clinical and business excellence, and leading a selection
committee focused on bringing St. John’s to a new level through
the selection of a fully integrated electronic medical record system.”
Spranger has been the chief information officer at St. John’s since
2015. He oversees a team of 16 system engineers and administrators, technology
support specialists, and business/clinical analysts. Prior to taking his
current position, he served as the director of information technology
at Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc. in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. In addition
to holding bachelor’s and master’s degrees, Spranger is a
Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems.
The Becker's Hospital Review accepted nominations for the CIOs-to-know
list and developed the final list based on editorial research.
full list features profiles of all included individuals.
According to Becker’s, the list is not an endorsement of included
executives, hospitals, health systems or associated healthcare providers,
and organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list. Executives are
presented in alphabetical order.
Media contact: Karen Connelly, 307 739 7380, firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT ST. JOHN’S MEDICAL CENTER
St. John's Medical Center in Jackson, Wyoming, offers patient-centered
clinical excellence and community wellness services through a full-service
hospital, primary care, and specialty physician practices, and a long-term
care Living Center.
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