HIMSS hires new leaders to expand international operations


HIMSS hires new leaders to expand international operations

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The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has hired new top executives, Charles Alessi and Bruce Steinberg, for HIMSS International.

As the international chief clinical officer, Alessi will lead relationship-building efforts among HIMSS’s various international clinician-focused communities. He will help further HIMSS's position in the health industry, supporting both the vision and understanding of information and technology’s roles in the advancement of health and care.

Alessi has more than 25 years of experience in global healthcare policy and clinical practice, recently chairing the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC). Alessi will continue in his role as senior advisor for Public Health England along with his responsibilities for HIMSS.

Steinberg will join as managing director and executive vice president of HIMSS International.

He has over 30 years of international experience working with businesses like MTV Europe and People Tree. In his most recent position, he served as chief executive officer of Big White Wall, which offers an anonymous digital resource for mental health. He will continue to be a member of the Council for Beyond Type 1 (diabetes) and a trustee of the Unforgettable Foundation (dementia).

“HIMSS has been making tremendous strides in fostering innovation and sustainable transformation of health on a global level,” said Hal Wolf, HIMSS president and CEO. “We have been working to add unique talents and critical positions to our team in order to support HIMSS’s strategies. I am excited to share these new additions to leadership.”

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