NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthTrust today announced the appointment of Michael Seestedt as chief information officer. Serving the past seven years as chief information officer of HealthTrust Workforce Solutions, Seestedt led several critical initiatives in support of HealthTrust Workforce Solutions and HCA Healthcare. In his elevated role as CIO of HealthTrust, he will focus on leading the HealthTrust Supply Chain technology and Shared Services agendas as well as continuing to oversee technology at HealthTrust Workforce Solutions.
Seestedt is an innovative and nimble leader with nearly 20 years of technology expertise. After joining HealthTrust Workforce Solutions in 2014, he revamped the company’s suite of technologies to support innovation and growth, successfully positioning HWS platforms to scale on pace with the expanding business. He also directed an enterprise software implementation and oversaw the deployment of scheduling technology used in more than 200 hospitals.
“Anyone who has worked with Michael knows how he thrives on challenges and loves the opportunity to compete,” said Ed Jones, HealthTrust president and CEO. “I am confident he is the right leader to take on the complex challenges of our robust supply chain agenda and the additional Shared Services initiatives that we have underway.”
Seestedt holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in communications studies from the University of Michigan.
HealthTrust (Healthtrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management advisory solutions that leverage our operator experience, scale and innovation. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., HealthTrust serves over 1,600 hospitals and health systems and more than 55,000 other member locations including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites.