Paul T. Browne

Paul currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Henry Ford Health System.  Prior to this role, Paul was CIO & SVP of Applied Informatics for Tenet Healthcare, and Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President for Strategic Program Development for Trinity Healthcare for 13 years.  Specific areas of focus and expertise have included leading transformational change in complex organizations and the development of business/clinical intelligence capabilities in large enterprises.

In addition to extensive experience on the provider side, Paul has served as a leader in the payer sector with SelectCare and has eight years of consulting experience with Accenture.  He has been named one of the “Top 100 CIOs across all industries by Computer World, and one of the Top 50 Innovators across all industries and Top 5 in Healthcare by InformationWeek.  His organizations have also been the recipient of numerous “Most Wired” hospitals and health system awards.

Paul has authored numerous articles on information technology and has served as a guest speaker at symposiums on IT strategies and innovations across the country.  He received his bachelor’s degree in economics and his master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Michigan.