MS-HIN Board

The 2010 legislative session saw the passage of House Bill 941 providing the initial structure and leadership rules for the statewide health information exchange called the Mississippi Health Information Network (MS-HIN). The MS-HIN is governed by a board of directors consisting of eleven (11) members, reflecting the public-private and diverse nature of the MS-HIN. The MS-HIN Board is responsible for coordinating, facilitating, and supporting the adoption the MS-HIN in order to reduce costs as well as improve medical outcomes and the overall health for all Mississippians.

Board Members
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Mary Currier, M.D., MPH
MS State Department of Health
Appointed by: MS State Department of Health

Denise Jones
MS Department of Mental Health
Appointed by: MS State Department of Health​

Claude Brunson, M.D.
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Appointed by: MS State Medical Association

Candice Whitfield
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Appointed by: University of Mississippi Medical Center

Debbie Miller
Information and Quality Healthcare
Appointed by: Information and Quality Healthcare - MSCHIE

John Lucas, M.D.
Greenwood Leflore Hospital
Appointed by: MS Department of Public Health

Craig Orgeron, Ph.D.
MS Department of Information Technology Services
Appointed by: MS Department of Information Technology Services

Janice Sherman
MS Primary Healthcare Association
Appointed by: MS Primary Healthcare Association

Rita Rutland
MS Division of Medicaid
Appointed by: MS Division of Medicaid

Sam Dawkins
Delta Health Alliance
Appointed by: Delta Health Alliance

Scott Stringer
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi
Appointed by: Office of the Governor​​



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