Newswise — MAYWOOD, IL – Trinity Health has announced the appointment of Eileen Matzek as the new regional chief information officer for Loyola Medicine, effective Thursday, April 2. In this role, Matzek will be responsible for all information technology (IT) service delivery for Loyola Medicine hospitals which include Loyola University Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and MacNeal Hospital.
Matzek has more than 35 years' experience in health care IT. Most recently, she served as vice president of application and field services for AMITA Health. In this role, she was responsible for the development and implementation of solutions to support clinical operations and administrative operations, as well as service delivery for all AMITA hospitals and health facilities. She oversaw all financial matters around applications, projects and IT programs, and was the first point of contact for escalated issues regarding IT from AMITA hospitals. “Matzek is a dynamic and highly respected leader with extensive experience leading IT departments at large, multi-site hospital systems,” said Daniel P. Isacksen, regional chief financial officer for Loyola Medicine. "Her knowledge, expertise and transformational leadership style will ensure that Loyola's technology solutions support and optimize patient care, safety and interaction between patients and health care providers.”
Matzek began her career in health care as a registered radiologic technologist. In addition to AMITA Health, she has held various IT leadership positions at Advocate Health Care and Presence Health.
Matzek earned her bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Technology from DePaul University and her master’s degree in Business Administration from Illinois Benedictine University.
For more information regarding Loyola Medicine, visit loyolamedicine.org.
About Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health
Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in Chicago's western suburbs that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from more than 1,800 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. & Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for more than 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its academic affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 180 physician offices, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research facility at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-licensed-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, including acute rehabilitation, an inpatient skilled nursing facility and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919. For more information, visit loyolamedicine.org.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 92 hospitals, as well as 106 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $19.3 billion and assets of $27 billion, the organization returns $1.2 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 129,000 colleagues, including about 7,500 employed physicians and clinicians.