Seattle Children's Hospital names Jeff Brown permanent CIO, senior vice president
Jeff Brown has been appointed senior vice president and chief information officer of Seattle Children's, the hospital announced today. He has filled the interim CIO position since April 2015.
Brown joined Seattle Children's from Lawrence General Hospital in Massachusetts in April 2015.
"We are thrilled Jeff has assumed the permanent role of CIO," said Lisa Brandenburg, president, Seattle Children's.
"Jeff brings tremendous experience, and during his time as interim CIO, he has made key improvements within our Information Services Department and will be integral in supporting our next strategic plan with the technical elements necessary to excel in an increasingly competitive healthcare market," she added.
While at Lawrence General, Brown served as CIO, focusing on mobile health IT within the integrated health system and accountable care organization. Population health and digital healthcare strategies were also his focus.
He previously served in senior management positions in organizations that include Partners HealthCare and Steward Health Care Network.