July 5, 2012

Paul H. Jones Named Chief Technical Officer for Sisters of Charity Health System

The Sisters of Charity Health System has named Paul H. Jones as its chief technical officer. In this position, Jones will be responsible for the overall technological direction of the health system under the leadership of the chief information officer. Jones will lead the strategy for technology platforms, partnerships and external relationships, as well as build and manage the Sisters of Charity Health System technology team.

Jones previously served as the director of technology services for Parkview Health System in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he was responsible for all information systems for the multi-hospital health care system with nearly 7,500 employees.

“Through more than 30 years as an information systems leader, Paul has demonstrated his ability to lead teams in developing and implementing large-scale technology projects, while also significantly reducing operational costs,” said Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System.”We are pleased that his expertise and talent will enhance our system-wide IT capabilities.”

Prior to his position at Parkview Health System, Jones was the owner of a multi-faceted construction company in Findlay, Ohio. He also served as the director of IT for Premier Health Partners in Dayton, Ohio. He began his career in information technology in 1982 at the Franciscan Medical Center (formerly St. Elizabeth Medical Center) in Dayton, where he was promoted to vice president and chief information officer, a position he held for 12 years. Jones has a bachelor’s degree in computer and information science from The Ohio State University and a master of business administration degree with a technology management emphasis from the University of Phoenix.

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