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 (www.healthlinkinc.com) in response to the recent hiring of Melinda Yates Costin, Vice President of Clinical Solutions.
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.
brings the valuable asset of having both vendor and provider experience in her
"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 www.healthlinkinc.com.