Moffitt Cancer Center Welcomes New Chief Information Officer

June 05, 2009

Tampa, FL Moffitt Cancer Centeris taking the next step in technology with a new leader who will use innovation to support patient care and advanced clinical research. Mark Hulse, R.N., joins Moffitt as the new vice president of information technology and chief information officer. He will direct the development and implementation of information systems initiatives that will support Moffitt’s mission to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.

“Mark’s new role at Moffitt will allow him to build on his experience at Partners HealthCare, and will present new challenges and groundbreaking opportunities,” said Jack Kolosky, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Moffitt. “Mark’s leadership in information technology will be crucial to the continued development of Total Cancer Care, as well as his role in providing ongoing IT support and development for our existing clinical and research initiatives.”

Hulse most recently served as the vice president and CIO of North Shore Medical Center in Massachusetts for six years. His experience in implementing electronic medical records and computerized physician order entry will be important to Moffitt as it uses technology to provide the best care and customer service to patients.

At NSMC, Hulse served as a key member of the senior leadership team, being responsible for IT leadership at three hospitals, overseeing the IT operations of 500 beds, 3,500 employees and 500 physicians.

His health care background also includes 11 years at Massachusetts General Hospital and eight years with Stanford University Medical Center. Hulse was also a lecturer in health care informatics at Northeastern University.

About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center  is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center for its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt currently has 15 affiliates in Florida, one in Georgia and two in Puerto Rico. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country’s leading cancer centers, and is listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.