Join us virtually on March 9th as Glenn Hilburn, VP of Information Technology at Grady Health System, and Cedric Truss, Director Health Informatics Program at Georgia State University discuss the post-Covid role of digital health and telemedicine platforms in helping providers deliver care. Moderated by Dr. Berkley Baker.
As Vice President of Information Services, Glenn Hilburn brings a unique set of skills to the ever-more important integration of information technology and patient care. Glenn has practiced as a critical care registered nurse, an informaticist and served in leadership roles for several healthcare software development firms. With his strong knowledge of clinical processes, systems development, and informatics, Glenn brings a unique perspective to the use of technology to enhance patient safety, improve care quality, and drive clinical innovation.
Under Glenn’s leadership, Grady achieved the prestigious Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) and was recognized as Most Wired for the past nine consecutive years.
Glenn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, a Bachelor of Business Administration, a Master of Business Administration, and is a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO). He is a Certified Professional in Health Information Management Systems (CPHIMS), a 2020 America’s Essential Hospitals Fellow, and a member of the Board of Directors for Georgia HIMSS.
Dr. Cedric Truss possesses more than 15 years of healthcare and public health experience, including over seven years in higher education and administration. His expertise includes health care organizations, telemedicine/telehealth, ransomware, and health information technology. He currently serves as the Director of Health Informatics Programs and Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgia State University (GSU) in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.
Dr. Truss is an active member of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the American Public Health Association (APHA). His academic background includes obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, a Master of Science in Health Informatics, and a Doctorate in Health Administration with a concentration in Information Systems. Beyond formal education, Dr. Truss is also a Certified Professional in Health Information Management Systems (CPHIMS).