December 19, 2011

Harrington Names New Chief Information Officer

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 19, 2011 -- Harrington HealthCare System has named Harold Lemieux as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Lemieux, currently CIO at Morton Hospital and Medical Center in Taunton, will join Harrington HealthCare System January 3.

Lemieux improved productivity and customer satisfaction at the hospital by developing an automated help-desk system that improved response time and quality of services.

As Chief Information Officer, Lemieux will be responsible for all Harrington Information Technology systems, including its telecommunications.

Before coming to Morton, he was a network and systems engineer at Versatile Technology, an IT solutions and consulting company in Dighton.

"I know that Harry Lemieux will be a strong and effective leader with the dedication and interpersonal skills to be successful at Harrington," said Edward H. Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harrington HealthCare System. "Harry has experience implementing or managing IT systems that are similar to those at Harrington, including Meditech and CPOE -- Care Provider Order Entry. He is known for developing strong physician partnerships to achieve successful outcomes."

Lemieux has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from the New England Institute of Technology in Warwick, RI, and is working toward his Master of Business Administration at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He is an active outdoorsman whose activities include snowmobiling and fishing.