Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Princeton HealthCare System
Anne C. Searle, MBA, is Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS). Ms. Searle is responsible for the operation and maintenance of current information technology (IT) systems as well as strategic and tactical planning for developing the next generation of healthcare informatics.
Ms. Searle joined PHCS in 2011 following eight years as Senior Vice President, CIO, at Holy Redeemer Health System in Huntingdon Valley, Pa., where she was responsible for strategic and tactical IT and supply chain planning and performance for the entire health system. During her tenure at Holy Redeemer, she enabled a wireless workforce and completed implementation of a product line that provided fully electronic medical records, clinical documentation, order management, physician order entry, and closed-loop medication management and administration.
Previously, Ms. Searle had served as Executive Vice President, Operations, at Medical Broadcasting Co. in Philadelphia, and as Vice President, Applications, Information Services, at Genesis Health Ventures in Kennett Square, Pa.
Ms. Searle began her career in healthcare IT as an account executive, hospital system consultant and project manager at Siemens Medical, an international healthcare software provider based in Malvern, Pa.
A graduate of La Salle University, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in marketing, Ms. Searle earned her MBA at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.
She is a member of the College of Health Information Management Executives and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. She previously served as a board member for the Society of Information Managers, a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and on the La Salle University Technology Board. Ms. Searle and her husband, Roger, live in Thornton, PA.