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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Trinity Health Appoints Loyola Medicine Chief Information Officer

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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.

About Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in the western suburbs of Chicago that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,877 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. and 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 over 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its teaching 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 150 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 at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, advanced diagnostics and treatments. MacNeal has a 12-bed acute rehabilitation unit, a 25-bed 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.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic healthcare 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 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $18.3 billion and assets of $26.2 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity employs about 129,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services—ranked by number of visits—in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.