UMHS announces interim Chief Information Officer

March 18, 2016  //  FOUND IN: Strategy & Leadership,

Dr. Marschall Runge today announced Andrew Rosenberg, MD as interim chief information officer (CIO) for the University of Michigan Health System and Medical School. His appointment will be effective April 1, 2016.

In this new role, Dr. Rosenberg will plan, execute and lead the innovative creation of a single information technology and services organization.  By combining the best practices and skill sets of the existing two IT groups (MCIT and MSIS), a new IT organization will be formed to better align and support the various IT and data needs for the academic and clinical delivery missions.  This new organization will also integrate with the broader campus and university goals.

Dr. Rosenberg was an undergraduate in biology at the University of Michigan. He then attended Johns Hopkins Medical School where he completed a residency in internal medicine. Subsequently, he completed residencies in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Fellow at the University of Michigan. His recent work in informatics has been in the areas of designing and implementing enterprise analytics programs for academic medical centers and integrating large scale enterprise clinical electronic information systems to health system research IT capabilities. His expertise includes initiating and maturing a variety of governance organization and implementation strategies to successfully accomplish these socio-technical projects to advance learning health organizations.

Since 2002, Dr. Rosenberg has served in a variety of progressively responsible academic and administrative positions including director of the division of critical care in the department of anesthesiology, director of the cardiovascular center surgical intensive care unit and director of the critical care medicine fellowship program. In 2007 he was the medical director for the hospital electronic order entry project (Carelink) and then inpatient electronic health IT. In 2010, Dr. Rosenberg became the first health system chief medical information officer, where he also directed the UM implementation of the Epic electronic health record system (MiChart). During this time, he created and led the office of clinical informatics. Also, during this period, Dr. Rosenberg became the first UM Health IT steward, serving on the then, recently created UM IT Council. In 2013 Dr. Rosenberg created the information and data management division in the Medical Center IT (MCIT) organization, and became its first executive director. In January 2016, Dr. Rosenberg was asked to lead MCIT as the UM Hospitals and Health Centers chief information officer-interim.