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Broward Health Appoints Kathy Ross as New Chief Information Officer

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Broward Health has appointed Katherine (Kathy) Ross, CHCIO, MBA, as its
new chief information officer. As a part of the corporate team, Ross
will provide leadership and strategic direction for the development,
coordination and evaluation of information management systems and
services to enhance the system's delivery of healthcare.

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Broward Health has appointed Katherine (Kathy) Ross, CHCIO, MBA, as its new chief information office ...

Broward Health has appointed Katherine (Kathy) Ross, CHCIO, MBA, as its new chief information officer. As a part of the corporate team, Ross will provide leadership and strategic direction for the development, coordination and evaluation of information management systems and services to enhance the system's delivery of healthcare. (Photo: Business Wire)

In her new role, Ross will also oversee and manage complex information
technology functions and enterprises to include information systems,
medical review systems, office automation, voice and data
telecommunications and technical computing in support of system-wide
needs and objectives while addressing the unique security and
confidentiality requirements of Broward Health.

"As a seasoned healthcare executive with extensive experience in complex
healthcare systems, Kathy has continually demonstrated the ability to
drive complicated business and technical initiatives with a focus on
improving quality and patient experience," said Beverly Capasso,
President and CEO of Broward Health. "We welcome Kathy to our leadership
team and look forward to her contributions."

Ross has been in information management for more than 17 years, and most
recently held the position of chief information officer at Stony Brook
Medicine in Stony Brook, New York. Ross' experience also includes 10
years as market chief information officer at Ascension Health in St.
Louis, Missouri, where she managed strategic and tactical information
technology initiatives for the multi-site system with five hospitals in
two states. She also served as vice president and chief information
officer at Beaufort Memorial Hospital in Beaufort, South Carolina, and
as information systems/telecommunications manager at Westside Regional
Medical Center in Plantation, Florida.

Ross has a Bachelor of Professional Studies in management information
systems from Barry University, and a Master of Business Administration
from Nova Southeastern University. Additionally, she is certified as a
Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO) by the College of
Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

About Broward Health

Broward Health, providing service for more than 80 years, is a
nationally recognized system in South Florida that offers world-class
healthcare to all. The Broward Health system includes the statutory
teaching hospital Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North,
Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Salah
Foundation Children's Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health
Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group, Broward
Health Urgent Care, Broward Health International, and Broward Health
Foundation. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.

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