• CEO – Greater Houston Healthconnect (HIE)

    Greater Houston Healthconnect (GHH), an innovative health information exchange (HIE), is looking for their next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This is an exciting opportunity to serve and provide overall executive leadership and management of the not-for-profit regional health information exchange serving Southeast Texas. This region includes 115 counties and parishes, 161 hospitals, 17 million people, and 20,700 physicians. GHH is the region’s community health information exchange.

    The CEO will report to the Board of Directors and provide strategic leadership and daily management over the organization’s operations, policy development, and programs. The CEO will lead the development and execution of short-term organizational objectives, while also developing the long-term strategy. This role will be highly visible in the local, regional, and state health care industry, as well as the federal level, as the CEO will serve as the main spokesperson for the GHH and the primary liaison with stakeholders in the region. The CEO will play a critical role in growing the organization and implementing its strategic and operational plans impacting its future direction.

    The CEO will identify and pursue opportunities for expansion and growth of the HIE, considering new markets, partnerships, and revenue streams and foster and maintain strong relationships with healthcare providers, payers, government agencies, academia, and other stakeholders to promote participation and engagement in the HIE. The role will oversee the day-to-day operations of the HIE, ensuring reliable and secure exchange of health information while maintaining compliance with relevant regulations and privacy requirements.

    The qualified candidate will be a visionary and strategic leader with business experience and strong leadership skills.  He or she should have demonstrated experience working with leadership and senior executives in the health care industry, state administration, foundations, broad constituencies, and other key stakeholders. It is essential to have an understanding of HIE’s and health IT and the intersection between technology and health care. Relocation to the Houston area is required.

    Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Candidates should provide a resume or curriculum vitae and a letter of application. Please direct all application materials to Hillary Ross or Scott Dethloff via the WittKieffer Candidate Portal here. Inquiries and nominations may also be directed to the consultants through the portal.

    Greater Houston Healthconnect values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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