Patrick J. O’Hare

Healthcare Executive and Former Senior Vice President of Facilities and Chief Information Officer, Spectrum Health

Patrick retired as the senior vice president of facilities and chief information officer at Spectrum Health, a $6 billion not-for-profit integrated health system based in West Michigan. Patrick has extensive experience acquiring, developing and implementing appropriate information technologies to ensure optimal performance in complex organizations and on the benefits and challenges of statewide health information exchanges.

Patrick was responsible for strategic and operational information technology, as well as health information management for the system’s hospitals, health plan, multispecialty physician group and post-acute health programs, including skilled nursing, long-term acute, rehabilitation, home and residential care. He was also responsible for organization-wide facilities and real estate, which included construction, development, support services, facility presentation and security.


Patrick joined Spectrum Health in 1997. Before joining Spectrum Health, he was vice president, information and technology management, for Trinity Health in Livonia, Michigan. Patrick earned his bachelor’s degree from Ferris State University and a master’s degree from Western Michigan University.

Patrick belongs to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. He is the treasurer of Great Lakes Health Connect, a member of the Ferris State University College of Business Advisory Committee, a Board Member  of Scottsdale Institute, and a founding member and past vice-chair of Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services.


Updated December 2018