- KentuckyOne Health Names Regional Chief Information Officer
Louisville, Ky. (April 25, 2014) – KentuckyOne Health has named Doug Jones, an information technology (IT) strategist with more than 30 years experience in health care management, as regional chief information officer (RCIO).
In his new role, Jones will oversee the organization’s IT strategy.
Most recently, Jones served as an independent consultant helping health care clients with IT strategy, mergers and acquisitions and clinical informatics. Jones has served as chief information officer for the California Region of Providence Health and Services. In that role he was responsible for IT support for five hospitals, two extended care facilities, two hospices, a medical foundation and a high school. His work experience also includes roles with Kaiser Permanente, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, MemorialCare Health System, Dearbour Advisors and First Consulting Group.
Jones holds a master of science in health policy and management from Harvard University, as well as a bachelor’s in biology from Haverford College in Haverford, Pa.
Jones has been a member of the American Medical Informatics Association since 1983. He is also a member of the Health Information Management Systems Society and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and is a Computerworld 100 Premier IT Leaders Award recipient.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.