U-M Health's Josh Wilda Receives 2023 Michigan ORBIE Award

Published: November 28, 2023

WYOMING, Mich. (November 28, 2023) – Joshua Wilda, Regional Chief Digital Information Officer at University of Michigan Health, which includes Sparrow, has received a major statewide award recognizing top technology executives.

MichiganCIO, a peer leadership network, announced that Wilda is the recipient of an ORBIE Award in the Large Corporate category for organizations with over $500 million in annual revenue. The Michigan ORBIE Awards, held in Detroit, celebrate the achievements and contributions of technology leaders who have displayed outstanding excellence in their roles, honoring chief information officers for contributions to their organizations
and communities.

Wilda's win highlights his leadership, strategic vision, and the substantial business value he has created through technology innovation.

"This award is a testament to the incredible teamwork and dedication of our entire team at University of Michigan Health-West. It's a privilege to work alongside such talented individuals who continually drive innovation and excellence in our digital initiatives," said Wilda.

Joshua Wilda, November 2023, ORBIE Award Winner

Joshua Wilda, Regional Chief Digital Information Officer at University of Michigan Health

The Michigan ORBIE Awards witnessed over 300 attendees, representing leading organizations and technology partners across Michigan.

MichiganCIO stands as a premier peer leadership network, uniting chief information officers from various sectors, including public and private businesses, government, education, healthcare, and nonprofit institutions. As one of over 30 chapters of the Inspire Leadership Network, MichiganCIO focuses on fostering collaboration and leadership among technology executives.


About University of Michigan Health-West University of Michigan Health-West is a nonprofit multispecialty medical provider that is relentlessly advancing health to serve West Michigan as part of the state’s top-ranked health system. Founded in Grand Rapids in 1942 by a group of osteopathic doctors, our organization today serves more than 250,000 patients annually at 30 locations across four counties, including a 208-bed teaching hospital in Wyoming, Michigan. More than 61,000 emergency patients are treated each year at the hospital, a Verified Level II Trauma Center, certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and accredited Chest Pain Center. Our physician-led medical group, University of Michigan Health Partners, drives excellence and convenient access to primary and specialty care, including the expertise of University of Michigan Health, consistently ranked among the nation’s top academic medical centers. In addition to earning top grades for safety and quality, University of Michigan Health-West is consistently recognized as a leader in the use of technology and as an inclusive employer of choice. It supports the health and wellness of all in the community, offering free Live Healthy education programs as well as outreach clinics to underserved areas. Learn more at www.uofmhealthwest.org.