Denise Hines joins HIMSS as Chief Americas Officer

Denise Hines, who has has almost 25 years expertise in healthcare know-how, is becoming a member of the HIMSS government management group as Chief Americas Officer beginning in January.


Hines will present technique oversight and management to Healthcare IT Information proprietor HIMSS, together with its skilled growth and membership packages.

“All through my profession, I’ve been devoted to bettering well being by the unceasing worth of know-how and innovation,” Hines stated.

Hines will oversee key mission-based initiatives similar to Ladies in Well being IT, for which she is already an energetic member and supporter.

Hines is an award-winning, nationally acknowledged skilled in healthcare know-how, significantly pertaining to the position of state authorities in well being data exchanges.  

She is at the moment the CEO of eHealth Providers Group, a well being know-how consulting agency, and serves as the manager director of Georgia’s statewide HIE, the Georgia Well being Info Community.

Earlier than becoming a member of eHealth Providers Group, Hines was vp of Authorities Options at HealthNovation and consulted for each AT&T and the Georgia Division of Group Well being’s Workplace of Well being Info Know-how.

In 2017, she was acknowledged with the celebrated Girl of the Yr in Know-how – Small Enterprise Award from Ladies in Know-how.

As a present member of HIMSS Board of Administrators and the chair emeritus for HIMSS North America Board of Administrators, Hines has a novel vantage level and a deep understanding of the group’s world technique and mission, HIMSS stated.

Hines can be a member of the Board of Advisors for Georgia State College’s Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Well being Professions, in addition to the Advisory Board for the School of Coastal Georgia.

She has offered at a whole lot of occasions throughout the nation, educating suppliers on the advantages of digital well being report  techniques, well being data know-how adoption, and the general nationwide imaginative and prescient for an interconnected well being system.

Hines holds a doctorate in healthcare administration and maintains certifications in challenge administration, software program growth and healthcare legislation. She additionally holds a grasp of science in well being coverage and administration, and a bachelor’s diploma in well being administration.


“I’m thrilled to have Denise be a part of our government management group,” stated Hal Wolf, president and CEO of HIMSS. “Having labored straight with Denise by the years, we’re so honored to have her operational expertise and keenness for HIMSS contributing day by day to our mission of reforming the worldwide well being ecosystem by leveraging the facility of knowledge and know-how.”

Christopher Ross, chief data officer on the Mayo Clinic and chair of the HIMSS Board of Administrators stated, “I’m very excited that Denise Hines will be a part of HIMSS as Chief Americas Officer. Her lengthy involvement with HIMSS, super accomplishments in Georgia and nationwide, and her service on the board and as chair emeritus will make Denise an awesome chief for the way forward for the group.” 


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