Date published: December 8,2016
Author: Lynn Hood, GaHIN
Denise Hines Receives Phoenix Award for Community Leadership
ATLANTA, GA–(Marketwired – Dec 8, 2016) – Denise Hines, DHA, PMP, FHIMSS, CEO of eHealth Services Group and Executive Director of Georgia Health Information Network(GaHIN), received the Phoenix Community Leader of the Year Award at the 2016 Health IT Leadership Summit. Dr. Hines was recognized for her instrumental role in advancing healthcare connectivity in Georgia to ensure physicians have the information they need to deliver quality care.
The Phoenix award represents the iconic “rising from the ashes” of the Phoenix — a symbol of strength, tenacity and leadership. Each year, four awards are presented by the Metro Atlanta Chamber in the following categories: Start-up Company of the Year, Emerging Company of the Year, Hospital of the Year and Community Leader of the Year. In 2016, the Community Leader Award was renamed for Pat Williams, long-time advocate and supporter of the HIT community in Georgia.
“The Metro Atlanta Chamber Bioscience-Health IT Leadership Council is pleased to recognize Dr. Denise W. Hines and her accomplishments in the health information technology sector,” said Robert Hendricks, SVP and CIO/CTO of McKesson Technology Solutions and chair of MAC’s Bioscience-Health IT Leadership Council. “As a national leader in health information exchanges, Dr. Hines is the model recipient for the inaugural Pat Williams’ Community Leader of the Year Award. She has demonstrated an ongoing dedication to advocate for technology innovation in health and healthcare delivery. We’re proud to have her representing Georgia as part of the National HIMSS Board of Directors and National HIMSS Public Policy Committee.”