Jason Joseph, MBA

Jason Joseph is chief digital and information officer of Spectrum Health System, an $8.3 billion not-for-profit integrated health system based in Michigan. In this role, Jason is responsible for strategic and operational information services including digital platforms, applications, technology, medical devices, cybersecurity, analytics and emergency preparedness throughout Spectrum Health.

Background
Jason has been a member of the Spectrum Health Information Services leadership team since 2006. During his tenure, he has held multiple roles across the system, serving within Spectrum Health Hospital Group, Spectrum Health Medical Group and Priority Health. Before assuming his current position, Jason served as senior vice president, information services for the Spectrum Health Delivery System. Jason has advanced a variety of strategic priorities during his tenure with Spectrum Health, including implementation of consumer-facing digital technologies, an integrated clinical and revenue cycle system, creation and growth of a regional health information exchange, advancement of business intelligence and analytics capabilities, and pursuit of a culture of excellence and innovation.

In his current role, Jason created Spectrum Health’s Digital strategy which focuses on digitally transforming the organization from the inside out. This strategy has driven new platforms, apps and capabilities that have resulted in best-in-class, highly adopted digital capabilities for consumers, team members, providers and other stakeholders across the system. He championed the implementation and adoption of Agile methodology to enhance Spectrum Health’s project prioritization and execution and has advanced the organization’s data and analytics platforms that drive value-based care initiatives forward.

Prior to joining Spectrum Health, Jason was vice president, information systems and services, for IdeaSphere, a manufacturer of health and wellness products. Jason began his career with Ernst & Young, LLP in its management consulting practice, where he specialized in enterprise software development and integration.

Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, where he graduated at the top of his class and received the John R. Malone Award for the highest academic performance. He also holds a certificate in healthcare project management from the Harvard School of Public Health and is a graduate of the Spectrum Health Executive Leadership Institute at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Affiliations
Jason is actively involved in professional and community not-for-profit organizations. He is a member of the board, and past board president, of the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum. He is involved in the Scottsdale Institute, Health Management Academy, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Healthcare Data & Analytics Association and The Leadership Institute. He also is an active supporter of several local faith-based and community organizations in the Grand Rapids area, where he lives with his wife and two children.