January 18, 2017

Norfolk Hospital’s Chief Information Officer Recognized in Becker’s Hospital Review.

Brian Sterud, M.B.A., C.H.C.I.O., Faith Regional Health Services’ Chief Information Officer, has been named one of 113 hospital and health system CIOs to know in 2017 by Becker’s Hospital Review. According to the December 13, 2016 article, the executives on Becker’s Hospital Review list are leading their organizations through healthcare's technology revolution, overseeing EHR installations, new patient portals and telemedicine advancements while working to keep data secure from breaches.

“I am very honored to be recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review,” said Sterud.“The key component to achieving this award, and all our awards, is the staff at Faith Regional Health Services. Our staff and clinicians are dedicated to providing high quality care for the residents of Northeast Nebraska. The work ethic and attention to detail at Faith Regional are second to none. I’m proud of our entire organization and, specifically, our Information Technology team. The IT staff, working together with all departments, has allowed the organization and our patients to greatly benefit from advancements implemented through information technology.  I’m blessed to be a part of this team and am thankful for their efforts every day.”

Sterud joined Faith Regional in 2012 as Vice President of Information Systems. Sterud was previously director of information management at Brookings (S.D.) Health Systems. He has worked in numerous roles within the healthcare industry, including as network analyst and data systems engineer.