Kathy Fairchild

Kathy Fairchild

System Manager, IS Strategy, Performance and Relationship Management
Presence Health

Kathy joined Presence Health in July 2015 as System Manager of IS Strategy, Performance and Relationship Management. In this role, she is responsible for leading the IS strategic initiatives for the enterprise. Most recently, Kathy has simultaneously implemented a Project Management Office (PMO), intake process and governance, standards, and also led the change management initiatives.

Prior to joining Presence Health, Kathy worked at Advocate Healthcare from 2012 to 2015 as IS Director for many of their hospitals. Previously, she also served 14 years at Central DuPage Hospital (Northwestern) in various IS leadership positions. Kathy’s leadership responsibilities included clinical and business system implementation, application development, customer service, technology infrastructure, strategic planning and financial management.

Created in November 2011 through the merger of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care, Presence Health is the largest Catholic health system based in Illinois. Presence Health offers more than 150 locations with 11 hospitals, 27 long-term care and senior living facilities, dozens of physician offices and health centers, home care, hospice, behavioral health services and more.

Industry: 
Healthcare

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$10,790
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$44,010