Darby K. Dennis, MS, RN

Darby K. Dennis, RN, MS

VP of Clinical Informatics, Clinical Systems and Epic Project Executive | Houston Methodist

Darby is the Vice President of Clinical Informatics and Clinical Systems for Houston Methodist’s IT department. Her responsibilities include managing IT operations, training, change management and strategic initiatives impacting clinical care.  She has primary responsibilities for Epic, the health system EHR. She is currently leading the rollout of technology to support the organization’s development of a virtual ICU program for the organization.

Darby’s career spans over 35 years in healthcare in a variety of roles including inpatient care, teaching and administration.  While at the University of Michigan (Go Blue!) she worked on their EMR implementation and leveraged that experience to move into leadership roles with implementation and support of several different vendor solutions in Ohio and Texas. This led to a focus on the impact of change and engagement on individuals, departments and organizations. Change management has since been imbedded in every project under her responsibility.

Updated December 2019
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Clinical Process Improvement and Actionable EHRs

Tom Moran, MD, VP & Chief Medical Information Executive, Northwestern Medicine, Darby Dennis, RN, MS, VP Clinical Systems and Informatics, ...
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SI 2019 CNIO Summit – Care Standardization: Why and How to Make this Work

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