Release Date - 7/8/2011
FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP—Modern Healthcare Magazine and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society have awarded the CEO IT Achievement Award to John T. Gribbin, president and CEO of CentraState Healthcare System. This award recognizes healthcare CEOs who have demonstrated leadership and commitment in using IT to advance their organizations' strategic goals. CEOs must also achieve measurable results through leadership and commitment to IT in their organization, and share their healthcare organization's IT experiences to benefit peers and other members of the healthcare industry.
Prior to joining CentraState in 2000, Gribbin was a founding member and served as executive vice president of Meridian Health System, and prior to that as president of The Medical Center of Ocean County. His extensive and successful career in healthcare administration spans more than 30 years. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in 1974 and Rider University with an M.B.A. in Finance in 1979. He lives with his family in Clarksburg.
CentraState Healthcare System is a non-profit community health organization consisting of an acute-care hospital, an ambulatory care campus, three senior living communities, a Family Medicine Residency Program, and a charitable foundation. It is a member of the Robert Wood Johnson Health Network.