FORT SMITH - Joel Rownak has been selected as the new Director of Information Systems at Sparks Health System effective Jan. 15, 2018. As Director of Information Systems, Rownak will oversee technology and telecommunication operations for both hospitals in Fort Smith and Van Buren, as well as the clinics.
Rownak most recently served as Manager of Information Systems at Northwest Health in Springdale. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and brings nearly 20 years of information technology experience to Sparks. Joel and his wife, Emily, have nine children.
Sparks Health System includes Sparks Regional Medical Center, Sparks Medical Center - Van Buren, Sparks Clinic, Sparks PremierCare and the fully hospital-integrated Marvin Altman Fitness Center. For more information about Sparks Health System, visit www.SparksHealth.com.