ATLANTA (January 7th, 2020) — Tyler & Company, a full-service retained executive search firm specializing in recruiting top talent for healthcare, academic medicine, health and life sciences, today announced its partnership with Penn State Health, including Penn State College of Medicine, for the search and subsequent selection of its new chief information officer.
Cletis Earle has been named the new senior vice president and CIO of Penn State Health. Most recently, Mr. Earle served as senior vice president and CIO for Kaleida Health/Great Lake’s Health of Western New York. He is also former chairman of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.
National executive search firm Tyler & Company was delighted to conduct this search for Penn State Health, an organization that believes in innovation and that focuses on enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.
Tyler & Company President Preston Smith and Assistant Vice President Charlotte Tinsley led the search.
“We are honored to have had the opportunity to partner with Penn State Health in its search for a new chief information officer. In this role, Mr. Earle will provide vision and leadership for information technology initiatives across the growing Penn State Health system,” said Smith.
Penn State Health has five hospitals and 57 multispecialty outpatient clinics across nine counties in central Pennsylvania. The organization is growing quickly, strategically adding providers and services, and building a new hospital to further support the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the university’s highly regarded medical school. Additionally, Penn State Health and Highmark Health are involved in an innovative strategic partnership with plans for a collective investment of more than $1 billion toward the development of a high-value, community-based health care network designed to keep care local and enhance collaboration with community physicians. The community network will be anchored by the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, the region’s only university teaching and research hospital.
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