Parkview announces Bo Clark new VP of IT and CIO

(PUEBLO, August 8, 2022) – Parkview Health System announced Bo Clark will take over as VP of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer following the recent retirement of Steve Shirley.

Clark comes to Parkview with an extensive background in IT. He most recently served as the Director of IT Infrastructure for UCHealth, where he was responsible for the information technology at all UCHealth hospitals, clinics, and support facilities. Prior to that, Clark was an IT Director for several healthcare facilities in Kentucky, served a Paramedic/Firefighter for the City of Frankfort, and is a veteran of the US Army and Kentucky Army National Guard.

Clark’s educational background includes an MBA, and MA (Organizational Leadership) from Campbellsville University in Kentucky.

“We are fortunate to have Bo Clark on our team,” explained Parkview President and CEO Leslie Barnes. “He brings a wealth of knowledge in medical internet and infrastructure systems. His experience will benefit not only Parkview, but the patients and the community we serve.”

Clark looks forward to continuing to expand on the recent upgrades to Parkview’s information technology infrastructure system that debuted a new integrated technology platform including the Epic Electronic Medical Record and the Lawson Enterprise Resource Planning systems.

“Technology is revolutionizing healthcare,” said Clark. “I look forward to continuing to launch technology to bring more innovative patient care to the home and use analytics to improve patient outcomes. Our team at Parkview will strive to improve the experience that our patients, visitors, clinical staff, and colleagues receive at our facilities. At Parkview I can be close enough to the patient and care teams to see how IT can help bring positive outcomes to the health of our patients and help our nurses and doctors provide their best care.”

About Parkview Medical Center

Founded in 1923, Parkview Health System in Pueblo, Colorado, offers general acute healthcare and health specialty services. As a private, non-profit organization, Parkview is licensed for 350 beds and provides a full range of healthcare services including a verified Level III Trauma Center along with exceptional comprehensive cardiac and orthopedic care. Parkview Health System is the leader in all service lines in our service area. As a vital healthcare source, Parkview’s service area includes Pueblo County and 14 surrounding counties, which together represent 370,000 total lives.

Parkview Health System is the largest non-government, nonprofit, private sector employer in Pueblo County with approximately 3,000 employees and provides a skilled medical staff of over 370 physicians. The impact of our workforce triggers a strong impact on the community as Parkview’s annual payroll contributes $232 million to the economy.