OhioHealth is proud to share the ranking committee of ExecRank has selected Michael Krouse, senior vice president, chief information officer of Ohiohealth as one of the Top CIOs, Most Distinguished CIOs for 2012 in the healthcare industry.

Specifically, Michael was ranked fifth on the private CIO list and ranked first on the healthcare CIO list.

"We were extremely impressed with the achievements of Mr. Krouse. His operational experience and technical knowledge provide valuable lens through which to view IT initiatives. His work and reputation are highly regarded in the industry and amongst other CIOs," said Dallas Bond, chief operating office of ExecReps.

Evaluation committees and top CIOs provided two years worth of research and feedback to develop an algorithm for ranking CIOs based on their performance in 24 key areas. Advising the CEO and CFO on leveraging technology to drive business performance had been the top area of focus for CIOs in 2012. Over 15,000 CIOs were screened in the United States, but only the very best were awarded the distinction of being a part of ExecRank's "Top CIO Rankings" for 2012.

For the complete rankings, please visit www.ExecRank.com., the executive rankings and research division of ExecReps, Inc. (www.ExecReps.com).