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Sisters of Charity Names First CIO

March 26, 2010
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Robin Stursa was named the first vice president and chief information officer at Sisters of Charity Health System, a five-hospital Catholic health system based in Cleveland.

In her new role, Stursa will be a key member of the leadership team and will direct development, integration and operation efforts relating to IT strategy for the organization.

Previously, Stursa held the CIO post at Saint Vincent Health System in Erie, Pa., where she was responsible for the planning and managing of IT capital and operating expenses and regulatory and audit compliance measures. While at Saint Vincent, Stursa managed the NorthEast Healthnet, a rural health care pilot program. She also created, directed and guided the formulation and execution of a strategic IT plan, and maintained relationships with physicians, nurses and vendors to coordinate and integrate services.

Prior to her position with Saint Vincent Health System, Stursa was director, information technology and process services for Catholic HealthCare Partners-Community Health Partners in Lorain, Ohio. Stursa is a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.

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