Beebe Medical Center announces that Michael J. Maksymow Jr. has been appointed to the position of vice president and chief information officer.
In this role, Maksymow will provide vision and leadership for the continual development and implementation of Beebe Medical Center’s information technology initiatives. These initiatives include the secure electronic medical record system being expanded to better serve patients with up-to-date medical information to the physicians, nurses and other clinicians providing them care.
Maksymow’s focus will be to assure that the information technology team supports Beebe Medical Center in providing patients with high-quality medical care in the hospital and at Beebe’s outpatient facilities throughout Sussex County.
Maksymow joins the Beebe Medical Center executive staff and reports to Paul Minnick, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Maksymow brings to Beebe Medical Center more than 15 years of experience in progressive information technologies. Of those, more than 10 years were in the healthcare environment where he led IT and telecommunications teams in providing services for administrative and clinical operations for acute care hospitals. He has presented information at national healthcare industry conferences about organizational quality and patient privacy.
He joins Beebe Medical Center from Continuum Health Alliance LLC in Marlton, N.J., where he served as director of IT operations. Previously, he served as the director of information services and telecommunications for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton, N.J.
Maksymow has a bachelor of science degree in finance from Rider University and an MBA in technology management from the University of Phoenix. He is a certified professional in healthcare information and management systems and is a fellow member of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society. He serves on the board of the New Jersey Chapter of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society.
“We are pleased to welcome Mike to Beebe Medical Center,” Minnick says. “He has a proven track record as a leader who is focused on providing the information technologies necessary for a quality healthcare organization to provide excellent patient care. We look forward to having him on our team.”
Beebe Medical Center is a not-for-profit community medical center with a charitable mission to encourage healthy living, prevent illness and restore optimal health with the people residing, working, or visiting in the communities it serves. For more information, go to www.beebemed.org.