Sherri Hess, MS-IS, BSN, RN-BC, FHIMSS is a proven Healthcare Informatics Nurse Executive with extensive clinical informatics and leadership expertise. She provides strategic and operational leadership in the development, deployment, re-engineering and integration of clinical information systems (CIS) to support clinicians and patient service. Sherri is an articulate leader with excellent communication skills building rapport with all levels of leadership, clinicians and technical staff. She is a transformational leader with a proven track record utilizing best practice to ensuring on-target, high-quality deliverables.
Currently, Sherri is the CNIO at Banner Health which is a non-profit health system providing care in 6 states with 28 hospitals, primary and specialty clinics, Urgent Cares, hospice, and a leader in telehealth. As the CNIO, Sherri leads the strategic nursing leadership in the development, optimization and integration of technology that supports their patients and clinicians across the continuum of care.
Sherri is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver and is a Nightingale Luminary. She served on the Colorado HIMSS Board for 9 years and as President, the Colorado Chapter received Chapter of the Year. She also served 2 years on the HIMSS Nominating Committee.
Bio updated January 2020
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