Guthrie Chief Information Officer Named to Top CIO List

Bert RoblesBert Robles, Guthrie Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, has been named to the 113 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know List for 2017 by Becker’s Hospital Review.

Inclusion on this list puts Robles among the top executives leading their organizations through health care's technology revolution. Guthrie had implemented a number of technology projects in the past year under Robles’ leadership, including the launch of Guthrie’s telehealth service, Guthrie Now, and the expansion of Epic, Guthrie’s electronic medical record system. 

“Guthrie is proud to be harnessing technology to provide smoother, more convenient care for our patients,” said Guthrie President and CEO, Dr. Joseph Scopelliti, “Bert’s leadership is a crucial part of Guthrie’s growth in this area, and we are excited to continue to use smarter, more innovative technology solutions to manage the health of a whole population. Many congratulations to Bert on this accomplishment.”

Bert Robles said, “I am honored by this recognition, and I attribute many of our accomplishments to our outstanding IT leadership team and staff and to Guthrie’s commitment to care excellence utilizing technology and innovation. Our future plans include digital integration and advancing technology to promote exceptional care and enhance efficiency for our staff members and external partners. I look forward to continued work on these important initiatives.”

Robles joined Guthrie in 2015. He has over 35 years working in the health care industry and is a member of the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS).

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 300 physicians and 190 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 22 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York.  Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.