Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional delivery network and a leader in values based, not-for-profit health and elder care. We sponsor hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences and other health and elder care organizations throughout New England.
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Karen Bowling

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Karen Bowling is the Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Covenant Health. She is responsible for providing technology vision and leadership in the development and implementation of a strategic plan to support the infrastructure and application solutions for the entire system. Karen collaborates with technology staff at the 3 acute hospitals and technologists over elder services operations.

Prior to joining in 2013, Karen was CIO at St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor, ME.  Over the last 10 years, she has led the organization’s migration from paper to an electronic medical record, implemented bed side medication administration and electronic document management for Health Information Management. Karen lead the charge and achieved Stage 1 Meaningful Use for the hospital and physician practices and was a leader in Bangor Beacon connecting patient records to HealthInfoNet, Maine’s Health Information Exchange.

Karen serves on the Vision User’s Group Board of Directors. She was also awarded the 2012 Health Information Technology Men and Women of the Year: Shapers and Influencers. Karen holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Science in Business Administration from Husson University.