Webb will move into these roles June 6 after concluding her position as executive policy initiatives advisor and Wisconsin eHealth Program director with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). Within DHS, she was the state’s senior health IT strategist and leader, managing critical program and policy initiatives in health that promote statewide adoption and use of electronic health records.
“Denise brings a wealth of successful and focused IT leadership experience,” said Dr. Susan Turney, MCHS CEO. “She has over 15 years as a CIO and senior health IT strategist and leader with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, managing critical program and policy initiatives promoting statewide adoption and use of electronic health records in health. Her primary job as she joins us will be making sure MCHS meets all its challenges with IT support.”
According to Mary Schalow, interim MCIS director, “there is massive change occurring and MCIS is an integral part of all these initiatives. Denise will play a big role in moving us forward, taking a system-wide IT approach. She’ll coordinate and bring people together, managing IT services for all of MCHS and managing the for-profit MCIS including commercialization of services. I’m very excited to have her join us.” Read the full release here.