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Rex Healthcare CIO Recognized as Top Triangle Leader

Novlet Bradshaw Honored with Triangle Business Journal's Women in Business Award

August 25, 2011

Contact: Kerry Grace Heckle
(919) 784-4471

RALEIGH, NC - Novlet Bradshaw, vice president of information technology and chief information officer at Rex Healthcare was named today as recipient of Triangle Business Journal's 2011 Women in Business Awards. This awards program recognizes Triangle women who have proven to be outstanding leaders in their businesses or communities. Bradshaw was recognized today in Durham, N.C., at the Sheraton Imperial.

"Novlet has been a knowledgeable leader for Rex, ensuring we are amply prepared for the new roles hospitals and physicians will play in healthcare reform," says Rex Healthcare Chief Financial Officer Bernadette Spong. "Novlet's financial acumen is first rate. She asks all the right questions to ensure our investments in technology infrastructure are carefully made and will serve us well in the future."

In her role as vice president of information technology (IT) and chief information officer, Bradshaw directs more than 100 employees and exudes a true passion for her work. In June 2008, Bradshaw began aligning Rex's IT strategy with the overall strategic plan in an effort to help practitioners assist their patients.

"Novlet is an amazing thinker, leader and teammate," shares Rex Healthcare President David Strong. "She is reforming Rex's IT functions to improve our business, healthcare quality and patient safety outcomes."

Bradshaw is also an active volunteer in the community. She has served on the advisory board of Wake Health Services, Inc. which provides primary care and support services to both insured and uninsured residents. Bradshaw also serves on the board of the Cary Chamber of Commerce.

Bradshaw, a native of Jamaica, received a bachelor's degree from Howard University and continued to earn her master's degree from George Washington University. She has more than 20 years of IT experience. She has worked with companies such as AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Dell and Ascension Health/Seton Family of Hospitals.