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|New Chief Information Officer Joins BHS|
|December 3, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New Chief Information Officer Joins BHS
PITTSFIELD, MA - Berkshire Health Systems announces the appointment of William Young, a highly experienced leader in the Information Systems field, to the position of Chief Information Officer. Young comes to the Berkshires from Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, New York, where he had served as Chief Information Officer since 2003. During his tenure at Ellis, Young successfully managed the implementation of a multi-million dollar information systems investment plan and was involved as a senior manager in the merger of three hospitals on disparate systems into one organization and one information system.
Young is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York with a degree in Technical Management and concentration in Information Systems, Economics and Business Law. He has been active in numerous professional and civic organizations, including serving as chair of the Enterprise Information Systems Steering Committee for the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), co-chair of Health Information Exchange of NY (HIXNY) - NY Capital District RHIO, member of the Board of Trustees of Schenectady Visiting Nurse Services, and Scoutmaster - Troop-65, Glenville, NY. Young currently resides in Burnt Hills, NY with his wife and three children.