Wesley Healthcare January 20, 2015

WICHITA – Jeff Schauf, Wesley Medical Center’s director of information technology, has been selected as the 2015 vice chair of the Kansas Hospital Association’s (KHA) Data Technical Advisory Group.

“Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Data Technical Advisory Group,” said Tom Bell, KHA president and CEO. “His leadership on the constant evolving area of healthcare data management systems will be invaluable to our organization.”

The Data Technical Advisory Group provides leadership and guidance for KHA in several areas of healthcare data, including conducting analyses of current and future data/information product and service needs. The group also evaluates existing products, sets priorities for KHA data products and services, makes updates to KHA data policies and identifies appropriate association data strategies.

Schauf has worked in information technology for more than 27 years, serving in a variety of roles, from support technician to manager of software critical situations. He began his career with companies IBM and Lenovo before joining Wesley in 2010. Schauf currently oversees all IT services for Wesley hospital campuses and clinic locations.

Schauf graduated from Friends University with a bachelor’s degree in business management, and he has an electronics degree from Wichita Technical Institute.

His other community activities have included serving as a vice chair and chairperson on the school council for Saint Francis School. He has also been a volunteer parent coach for several of his children’s sporting activities.

For more information about Wesley Medical Center and its services, please visit www.wesleymc.com.

Wesley Medical Center is the region’s leading acute care hospital network providing a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma since 1912. As a leader in Overall Recommended Care in national surveys, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies – more than any hospital in a 13-state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita, with Wesley ER, Wesley West ER and Galichia ER. Wesley owns and operates Galichia Heart Hospital, WesleyCare Clinics and the Pediatric Center of Kansas. To learn more about Wesley Medical Center, please visit www.wesleymc.com.

The Kansas Hospital Association is a not-for-profit association of healthcare provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the health improvement of their communities. KHA membership includes 216 member facilities, of which 127 are full-service community hospitals. Founded in 1910, KHA maintains its vision of “an organization of hospitals working together to improve access, quality and the affordability of health care for all Kansas.”