Paul Browne

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Henry Ford Health System Paul Browne

Paul Browne joined Henry Ford Health System in February 2018 after a nationwide search. He is the system’s Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, overseeing all aspects of Information Technology across the entire health system.

Previously, Browne was the Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Applied Informatics for Tenet Healthcare, where he was responsible for all aspects of information services across the publicly traded healthcare system. Prior to that, he served as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President for Strategic Program Development for Trinity Health.

Browne specializes in leading transformational change in complex organizations and the development of business and clinical intelligence capabilities across large enterprises. In addition to the delivery side, Browne has also extensive experience in the insurance sector, with both SelectCare and Accenture.

During more than three decades in information technology, Browne has been named to ComputerWorld’s list of “Top 100 CIOs.” He has also been named a “Top 50 Innovator” across all industries and “Top 5 Innovator” in health care by InformationWeek. Additionally, Browne has authored numerous articles and lectured extensively at national symposiums focusing on IT strategy and innovation.

A Michigan native, Browne is a graduate of the University of Michigan with both a bachelor’s degree in Economics and master’s degree in Health Services Administration.