Andrew Fowler Joins Agh As Chief Information Officer
Atlantic General Hospital announced today that Andrew Fowler has joined
the organization to serve as vice president of information services and
chief information officer (CIO). Fowler will oversee the day-to-day information
services support functions for Atlantic General Hospital and Health System
as well as spearhead initiatives such as the PERKS Patient Portal and
expansion of telemedicine services.
Fowler has more than 25 years of experience leading healthcare IT initiatives.
Prior to Atlantic General, he was the chief information officer for Doctors
Hospital, a 520-bed acute care facility in Edinburg, Texas. He also served
as the CIO of Methodist –Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis, Tenn.,
and Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, N.Y.
He has led facilities through key challenges including Y2K planning and
delivery, implementation of enterprise resource planning products, and
most recently in the development and delivery of advanced clinical systems
in direct support of current healthcare reform initiatives, including
electronic medical records and patient portals.
Fowler earned his master’s in public administration from the University
of Northern, in Greeley, Col., and a bachelor’s of science in industrial
management from Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. He is a lifetime
member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives
and a member of the Hospital Information Management Systems Society.
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the
residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties
since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated
community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md.,
combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology
and services. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery,
orthopedics, outpatient infusion for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune
disorders, retina surgery and a comprehensive women’s diagnostic
center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary
care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout
the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit