MILWAUKEE (9/10/2009) - Michael B. Nauman will join Children's Hospital and Health System as corporate vice president and chief information officer. Nauman, who begins his role Monday, Oct. 19, will provide the vision and business leadership for the Information Services Division. The CIO is responsible for developing the strategic plan for IS and for selecting, implementing, managing and integrating all information and telecommunications systems, and their respective technologies, to support the clinical mission and strategic goals of the system.
Nauman currently serves as senior vice president and CIO at OSF Healthcare Systems, Peoria, Ill. OSF Healthcare Systems includes seven acute care hospitals and two long-term care facilities, with approximately 1,600 beds. Its network affiliates add another 1,000 beds. The system's primary care physician network includes more than 250 physicians at 50 locations.
"Mike is an exceptional leader with strong interpersonal skills, extensive background in quality process improvement methodologies and successful staff development including service excellence culture development," said Peggy Troy, RN, MSN, president and CEO of Children's Hospital and Health System. "This experience will be invaluable as we implement our system-wide strategic plan and continue implementation of our electronic health record."
Nauman has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University, Normal, Ill., and an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix in Phoenix, Ariz. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society. Prior to attending college, Nauman achieved Presidential Honor Guard Status in the U.S. Army.
Nauman and his wife, Roxann, have two children. They will be relocating to Milwaukee.