MSU Health Care announced Nathan Fitton, D.O., as the new chief medical information officer to oversee the operations and implementation of electronic medical records on Dec. 6.
“Nate has already proven himself an incredible asset at MSU Health Care and we look forward to him leading the way in improving health care by expanding the digital experience for patients and providers alike,” MSU Health Care CEO Seth Ciabotti said in a press release.
Since 2019, Fitton has served as an associate chief medical information officer at MSU Health Care. Now he continues as director of osteopathic medical education for Sparrow Family Medicine and MSU Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, associate professor for the College of Osteopathic Medicine and MSU team physician.
Fitton attended undergrad with a degree in biology from Defiance College and earned his medical degree from MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. Fitton then completed his residency and served as chief resident during his senior year in family medicine at Metro Health Hospital in Grand Rapids.
Fitton will move forward in his role to empower users to be engaged in clinic workflows, optimize electronic medical records, cultivate expansion of the digital patient experience and more. Fitton looks forward to seeking ways for medical informatics to work with MSU Health Care and support its staff and providers.
“The digital experience is constantly changing and within medical informatics we must also keep pace,” Fitton said in a press release. “Being responsible for this is no small undertaking. But I am fortunate to have a great team that will help us achieve our goals.”
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