Mike Larson is the Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President for Universal Hospital Services (UHS) and is responsible for all aspects of IT strategy, service and solution delivery. UHS is a clinical equipment services company that helps health care organizations increase operating efficiencies by optimizing the equipment lifecycle. UHS helps health care organizations access, manage and maintain medical equipment so that their clinical staff is better equipped to care™ for patients. UHS owns and/or manages more than 700,000 pieces of medical equipment for over 7,000 national, regional and local acute care hospitals and alternate site providers in all 50 states. Mike’s organization supports UHS’s 3000+ team members located across nearly 90 UHS and nearly 200 customer locations.
Before to joining UHS, Larson served in several roles at Corelogic, Inc., a transaction processing and data & analytics company serving the real estate and property & casualty insurance markets. Larson served as VP, Software Product Engineering and as CIO for the National Joint Ventures business unit. Prior to Corelogic, Larson was VP/CIO for Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. responsible for all of IT functions supporting 6,500 employees and 500 retail coffeehouses. Before Caribou, Larson led the global IT function for Zomax, Inc., a global provider of outsourced supply chain services including manufacturing, fulfillment and customer contact. Preceding Zomax, Larson was the VP of Business Operations for Agiliti, Inc. an application service provider delivering software-as-a-service and managed hosting solutions. He also spent 10 years in IT and business consulting operating his own firm and leading multiple delivery organizations for a national firm.
Larson graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s in accounting from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) and an active volunteer with the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts of America.