Eisenhower Health has announced the appointment of Ken Buechele to serve as its Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Buechele comes to Eisenhower as a highly experienced health care technology leader who has worked extensively with the EPIC electronic health records platform.
Prior to joining Eisenhower Health, Buechele spent the last 19 years at Bronson Healthcare in Kalamazoo, MI, holding various leadership roles, including the last five years as vice president of information technology — responsible for leading a results and customer-oriented team that provided cyber security, infrastructure, business and clinical information system services.
“We are very excited to welcome Ken, a seasoned professional with years of IT experience in health care,” says Martin Massiello, President and Chief Executive Officer, Eisenhower Health. “Technology is crucial to providing excellent patient care by not only fostering communication between provider and patients but also improving quality and safety. Ken will be a perfect fit to lead Eisenhower’s experienced and committed information systems team.”
Buechele’s earlier career includes work in software development at Country Insurance in Bloomington, Illinois, and Thompson Reuters in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He earned his bachelor of science in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University and his executive MBA from Grand Valley State University.