Jim Whitfill MD

Jim Whitfill, MD

Senior Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer, HonorHealth

As Chief Transformation Officer, Jim Whitfill, MD, brings leadership expertise in healthcare, organizational culture, and information technology to promote a customer-centric experience and offer new ways to deliver more complete, coordinated and accessible care. He brings together data, technology and marketing to advance technical innovations, such as call center technology, CRM systems, apps and digital tools, to give both the customer and caregivers an enhanced approach to care.

By focusing the efforts of these business areas and finding the right digital tools, Dr. Whitfill aims to improve the customer journey so that it becomes more seamless and focused on the needs of the individual. The goal is to transform the organization into a more patient focused and provider friendly health system which better serves the surrounding community.

Before joining HonorHealth, Dr. Whitfill served as chief medical officer for Innovation Care Partners, a clinically integrated network in Phoenix. He also serves as a clinical associate professor in the departments of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Informatics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix.

Dr. Whitfill previously held or holds advisory board responsibilities at GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, IDX and KLAS. In July 2018, he began his term as the board chair of the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine and is a regular faculty member for the Radiology Society of North America and the American College of Radiology. He is a founding member of the HIMSS-SIIM community for Enterprise Imaging.

Dr. Whitfill received his BA from Princeton University and his MD from the University of Pennsylvania. He trained in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he also completed a fellowship in medical informatics.

Bio updated December 2019
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