Bronson Chief Information Officer Awarded CHCIO Certification - Bronson Healthcare

Published on February 15, 2010

Bronson Chief Information Officer Awarded CHCIO Certification

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Donna Roach, vice president of information technology and chief information officer (CIO) for Bronson Healthcare Group, was recently awarded certification as a Certified Healthcare CIO.

The Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) Program is the first certification program exclusively for CIOs and IT executives in the healthcare industry. A CHCIO demonstrates the commitment, knowledge, and experience required to master the core skills inherent to successful CIOs and IT executives. CHIME members must serve as a healthcare CIO or equivalent position for at least 3 years to be eligible to become certified.

About Bronson

Bronson Healthcare Group is a locally governed, non-profit healthcare system serving southwest Michigan. In 2005, Bronson Methodist Hospital received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest presidential honor for quality and organizational performance excellence. In 2009, the hospital received the AHA McKesson Quest for Quality Prize awarded annually to only one U.S. hospital, and joined the top five percent of hospitals in the nation to be designated a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. Bronson's quality is also rated in the top 5% in the nation as a HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence.

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