Anderson Named to “100 Community Hospital CIOs to Know” List

Posted: 8/7/2017

IT Director Nathan AndersonBecker’s Hospital Review recently named IT Director Nathan Anderson to its 2017 “100 Community Hospital CIOs to Know” list. Becker’s selected individuals who hold senior IT positions at their institutions and are set apart by the exciting new projects they’re piloting.

Anderson joined Brookings Health System’s team in 2012. As the IT Director, he is responsible for managing the development of information systems, data processing systems and related functional activities to support Brookings Health System’s information technology.

Hospitals and health systems rely on CIOs and IT leaders to develop a long-term technology strategy and oversee EMR implementation and support, telehealth, health information exchanges, cybersecurity and more. Community hospital’s IT departments face unique challenges in their efforts to connect with patients, physician offices and other care settings, often across broad geographies and using limited resources.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes the 49-bed Brookings Hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.