Marcus B. Shipley to Join Trinity Health as Chief Information Officer

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Trinity Health announced today that Marcus B. Shipley has been appointed Chief Information Officer effective Monday, April 2.

Trinity Health CIO Marcus Shipley

Marcus B. Shipley

“We look forward to welcoming Marcus to Trinity Health and to his contributions in helping us achieve both our ongoing business objectives and our long-term strategic imperatives."

Trinity Health announced today that Marcus B. Shipley has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Trinity Health, Novi, effective April 2, 2012. As Trinity Health’s new CIO, Shipley, 41, will lead Trinity Information Services and report to Kedrick Adkins, President Integrated Services. Through executive leadership and by providing direction and oversight for information technology at Trinity Health, he will support the organization’s imperatives for improving quality of care, patient safety and financial performance. Shipley succeeds Paul Browne, who has taken on a new role as Trinity Health’s Senior Vice President Integration Services.

"We look forward to welcoming Marcus to Trinity Health and to his contributions in helping us achieve both our ongoing business objectives and our long-term strategic imperatives,” said Adkins.

Shipley comes to Trinity Health from CIGNA, a leading health services organization, where most recently he served as Vice President Information Technology, IT Infrastructure and Operations. In this role, Shipley was responsible for infrastructure service delivery and quality for data centers, voice and data networks, technology platforms, engineering, help desk, and print operations.

Shipley’s career spans 20 years in information technology across multiple industries, including 12 years in executive-level positions leading solution delivery, infrastructure services and enterprise architecture. He has served Fidelity, where he was Chief Information Officer of Fidelity HR Services, Claims Desk Corporation, where he was Chief Technology Officer, and United Services Automobile Association, where he began his career as a programmer/analyst. Shipley is an alumnus of the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he earned an MBA and a BBA in information technology.

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About Trinity Health
Trinity Health is among the largest Catholic health care systems in the country. Based in Novi, Mich., Trinity Health operates 47 acute-care hospitals, 432 outpatient facilities, 31 long-term care facilities, and numerous home health offices and hospice programs in 10 states. Employing more than 53,000 full-time staff, Trinity Health reports about $9.0 billion in unrestricted revenue. As a not-for-profit health system, Trinity Health reinvests its profits back into the community through programs to serve the poor and uninsured, manage chronic conditions like diabetes, health education and promotion initiatives, and outreach for the elderly. In fiscal 2011, this included more than $453 million in such community benefits. For more information about Trinity Health, visit http://www.trinity-health.org, follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter, or become a fan of the Trinity Health Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/trinityhealth.

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