Louis A. Baverso Named Chief Information Officer at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
PITTSBURGH , June 23, 2008 — Louis A. Baverso of Robinson Township has been named chief information officer (CIO) at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. He succeeds Bruce Haviland, who has joined UPMC Mercy. Formerly the hospital’s director of information services, Mr. Baverso has worked in varying information-services capacities at Magee since 1997. As CIO, he is responsible for the operations of the hospital’s information technology resources and personnel, including clinical applications and voice-data communications.
“We are very pleased to recognize a leader of such vision and capability already among the Magee family,” said Leslie C. Davis, president, Magee-Womens Hospital and vice president for women’s services at UPMC. “Lou Baverso has extensive experience in health care administration and information services that should serve Magee well as the hospital continues to grow, providing patient-focused, high-quality care throughout the Pittsburgh region.”
Prior to joining Magee, Mr. Baverso worked as manager of training and user support at Mentors PC Training and Support of Pittsburgh. He began his IT career at the University of Pittsburgh’s Computer Learning Center.
Mr. Baverso, 37, graduated summa cum laude in 2003 with a Master of Science degree in information systems management from Robert Morris University and received a Bachelor of Science in information science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1994. He is a member of Alpha Iota Mu, an international honor society organized to recognize outstanding achievement in the field of information systems.