William Showalter, MPA, MURP, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Will Showalter joined JPS Health Network in June 2022 providing vision and leadership for strategic development and management of information resources and technology to support the network’s strategic and tactical objectives. He oversees the Information Technology department, which is responsible for technology initiatives that deliver business enablement, transformation, and customer value to JPS.
Will’s career represents over 30 years of experience in healthcare IT leadership in academic and non-academic health enterprises, as well as industry. Within academic health, he has been the SVP CIO for Wake Forest University Health, SVP and CIO for Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, and Chief Information Officer for Fairview Health Services (University of Minnesota Health System). In the non-academic health care arena, he was VP and CIO for Mercy Health headquarters in St. Louis. Will also held various executive roles within Siemens Medical Solutions providing leadership in the Managed Services Division for delivery of applications, technology, and consulting services to outsourced customers.
He is a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. Becker’s Hospital Review named Will among its Top 100 Hospital and Health System CIOs consecutively from 2016 to 2021. Will served as one of two healthcare industry representatives on IBM Tivoli Software Board of Advisors for five years.
Educated at the University of Pittsburgh, Will holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Mapping and Imaging, a Master of Public Administration, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, and a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management.