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Ms. Melinda Y. Costin

Wrong Melinda Y. Costin?

Vice President and Chief Informat...

Phone: (817) ***-****  
Email: m***@***.org
Local Address:  Fort Worth , Texas , United States
JPS Health Network

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Nursing Informatics
    Summer Institute
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Web References
HIMSS Executive eMentors |, 24 Sept 2015 [cached]
Melinda Y. Costin, CHCIO, FHIMSS
Board and Staff | CHIME, 29 May 2014 [cached]
Melinda Costin, CHCIO, FHIMSS, CPHIMS Vice President and CIO
CHIME Foundation - Board & Staff, 29 May 2014 [cached]
Melinda Costin, CHCIO, FHIMSS, CPHIMS Vice President and CIO
A Tablet a Day Keeps the Errors Away, 1 Dec 2003 [cached]
Hospitals planning to roll out Tablet PCs should follow Lancaster General's lead by gradually introducing the devices while simultaneously explaining why they're needed, says Melinda Costin, vice president of implementation services for Healthlink Inc., a Houston-based consulting firm.
"Nurses often are astounded at how many near-mistakes are found with technology," she says."For instance, a medication order may call for one pill but the package contains two pills."
Hospitals also need to get nurses comfortable with the devices, Costin says.
Healthlink - Press Releases, 4 Jan 2002 [cached]
Houston, Texas (March 2001) -"Our business continues to grow and thrive, and that is reflected in our continued expansion, elevated recruiting efforts and resulting new hires," says Ivo Nelson, President and CEO of the newly merged Houston-based consulting firm, Healthlink ( in response to the recent hiring of Melinda Yates Costin, Vice President of Clinical Solutions.
Healthlink's continued growth is only further confirmed with the addition of Melinda Yates Costin as Vice President of Clinical Solutions.With more than 25 years of healthcare information systems experience, Ms. Costin brings an extensive background in multiple hardware platforms and associated programming languages to Healthlink's growing CS division.She has developed and implemented stand-alone, as well as integrated, clinical systems.Having led the design, development and introduction of one of the first Computer-based Patient Records (CPR) in the market, she has implemented CPR systems in both private and government sectors.
Ms. Costin is a talented speaker and has lectured at many well-known healthcare IT events, such as: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), and the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).
As Vice President of the Healthlink CS division, Ms. Costin will help lead the team in providing integrated clinical computing services from planning, developing, selecting and implementing, to optimizing clinical systems.
"We are excited to have Melinda on our team of clinical experts," says Dana Sellers, Executive Vice President for Healthlink's Clinical Solutions Business Unit.
Further, Melinda brings the valuable asset of having both vendor and provider experience in her background."
"I joined Healthlink," says Ms. Costin, "because of the opportunity to work with an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and dedicated team of healthcare professionals with the real potential to make a difference in patient care delivery.Healthlink stood out from the crowd as an organization that showed positive growth potential as evidenced by recent performance in an otherwise suffering industry."
Healthlink is the largest privately-held services company dedicated to the healthcare information technology industry.Healthlink delivers unmatched expertise in enterprise business and clinical processes, technology integration and implementation, and customized healthcare applications to the healthcare community.This expertise results in total solutions for managing and enhancing health care services through technology and process improvement.For more information on Healthlink, its products and services, please visit
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