COO Aaron Kramer moves to permanent role after six months as interim

Aaron Kramer, Adirondack Health's chief operating officer

We are excited to announce that after six months as interim COO, Aaron Kramer will continue in his role here.

“I am excited to be working with Aaron as a member of the executive team,” CEO Sylvia Getman said. “He has excelled in the interim role and I look forward to his continuing to provide great leadership for our organization.”

“The first six months have been really exciting for me personally and professionally,” Aaron said. “Just getting exposure from a different viewpoint or from a different perspective has been really interesting. I really like learning and new challenges.”

Aaron said his favorite part of Adirondack Health is the people, the patient-centered culture and the natural geography.

“I think that’s part of the Adirondack experience,” Aaron said. “People are really friendly and interested in helping you.”

Aaron joined Adirondack Health in September 2015 as the Assistant Vice President of Information Systems. He was appointed to the position of Chief Information Officer in 2016, the Assistant Vice President of Operations in 2018, and Chief Operating Officer in 2019. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Susquehanna University and a master’s degree in Information Systems Management from Marist College.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a Certified Healthcare CIO by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.

Aaron was recognized as one of the top Community Hospital CIOs to know for the last three years.

He and his wife Amy live in Saranac Lake with their children Lily, 8, and Noah, 6.

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