MEDITECH customers earn Becker’s Healthcare recognition as industry leaders

Annual Becker’s Healthcare lists highlight CIOs to Know and Great Community Hospitals.


Congratulations to the many MEDITECH customers who were recently selected by Becker’s Healthcare as CIOs to Know and Great Community Hospitals as part of its annual lists program. The publication’s list program highlights individuals and organizations that are industry leaders and innovators helping shape the future of healthcare. 

“We applaud the individuals and organizations that earned this industry recognition,” said MEDITECH Vice President of Client Services Carol Labadini. “This is an impressive group of leaders who embrace innovation and are transforming the way care is delivered for the benefit of their organizations and the communities they serve.” 

The 100 Great Community Hospitals 2024 were recognized for “bringing clinical and academic excellence, personalized and holistic care, and overall improved health to their communities.” Becker's editorial team selected organizations based on nominations as well as outside rankings and ratings including U.S. News & World Report, Healthgrades, CMS, The Leapfrog Group, the National Rural Health Association, and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. MEDITECH customers highlighted on the Great Community Hospitals list include:

  • Brookings Health System
  • CalvertHealth Medical Center
  • CHI Mercy Hospital
  • EvergreenHealth Medical Center - Kirkland 
  • Grand Strand Medical Center
  • Methodist Hospital Hill Country
  • Mile Bluff Medical Center
  • Milford Regional Medical Center
  • Northern Regional Hospital
  • NMC Health
  • Southwestern Medical Center
  • Southern Ohio Medical Center
  • Watertown Regional Medical Center
  • Wooster Community Hospital

The CIOs to Know 2024 list highlights IT executives who are “leading strategic initiatives that benefit patients and providers. In collaboration with their talented teams, they are modernizing their hospitals and health systems by implementing new EHR systems, cybersecurity software and telehealth services.” Honorees include:

  • Darrell Bodnar, CIO, North Country Healthcare
  • Eric Carey, CIO and Vice President of Information Systems, Valley Health System
  • David Colarusso, CIO, Steward Health Care 
  • Vince Doyle, CIO, Medical City Healthcare
  • Renee Fosberg, Vice President and CIO, Emerson Health
  • Billy Helmandollar, CIO, DCH Health System
  • Nolan Hennessee, Vice President and CIO, St. Joseph's/Candler Health System
  • Bruk Kammerman, Senior Vice President and CIO for Avera
  • Roger Lutz, CIO, Independence Health System
  • Sheree McFarland, CIO of West Florida at HCA 
  • Adriana Guzman, CIO, Loretto Hospital 
  • Sherry Montileone, CIO, Citizens Memorial Healthcare System 
  • Dan Nash, CIO, Emanate Health
  • Andy Price, VP, Chief Information and Information Security Officer, St. Claire HealthCare
  • Jackie Rice, BSN, RN, Vice President and CIO, Frederick Health
  • Michael Ward, CIO, Anderson Healthcare
  • Chad Wasserman, Senior Vice President and CIO, HCA Healthcare
  • Keith Wiley, CIO, Val Verde Regional Medical Center
  • Bill Young, CIO, Berkshire Health System

Becker’s Healthcare list program runs throughout the year, highlighting different categories each month. The 2024 Women in Health IT to Know list was also recently released and included MEDITECH  COO and EVP Helen Waters and Chief Marketing and Nursing Executive Cathy Turner, BSN, MBA, RN-BC as well as several customers. 

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