March 2006

Information Management Advisory Council


The Information Management Advisory Council is charged with providing guidance and direction to the information management function at Catholic Health Initiatives in the areas of policy; technical, data and applications standards; strategic and annual operating plans; service offerings; capital and operating budgets; cost allocations; priority setting; and performance and accountability monitoring. The members include: Michael Rowan, Chair Chief Operating Officer Catholic Health Initiatives David Goode, Co-Chair Senior Vice President, Operations Catholic Health Initiatives John Anderson, MD Chief Medical Officer Catholic Health Initiatives Syd Bersante Chief Operating Officer St. Francis Hospital Federal Way, Wash. Colleen Blye Chief Financial Officer Catholic Health Initiatives John DiCola Senior Vice President Strategy and Business Development Catholic Health Initiatives Michael Gloor Chief Executive Officer Saint Francis Medical Center Grand Island, Neb. Peter Jacobson Chief Executive Officer St. Joseph’s Area Health Services Park Rapids, Minn. Christopher Macmanus Chief Information Officer Catholic Health Initiatives Joseph Messmer Chief Executive Officer Mercy Medical Center Nampa, Idaho John Morahan Chief Executive Officer St. Joseph Regional Health Network Reading, Pa. Larry Novakoske Chief Financial Officer Unity Family Healthcare Little Falls, Minn. Karl Vilums Chief Financial Officer St. Mary’s Hospital Nebraska City, Neb.