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Ron Kloewer, MHA CHCIO CPHIMS is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak, IA. As a member of the executive staff, his duties include CIO, Physician Clinics Administrator, Risk Manager, Privacy and Security Officer and Director of Planning and Development. During his 26 years with the hospital he has lead the development of health information technology (IT) across the enterprise. Achievements also include project management of a new community hospital, development of a medical office complex, outpatient clinic and emergency department expansion along with several patient care programs, including Heartland Mobile Health and participation in the Welmark ACO. He has been a guest speaker on the automation of healthcare information, technology in health facility planning, and information security and IT disaster planning and recovery. Ron has a Bachelor of Science degree in Management of Information Systems from Bellevue University and a Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), also from Bellevue University. He is a board certified Chief Information Officer for healthcare (CHCIO), a Certified Professional in Health Information Management Systems (CPHIMS), a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and of the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME).