Health First Names DeLone Chief Information Officer
By Space Coast Medicine & Active Living // October 15, 2012
To Oversee Information Technology Platform
BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA – Lori DeLone has joined Health First as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
DeLone will report directly to Health First’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer J. Stuart Mitchell in managing the strategy, execution, and performance metrics for the Information Technology platform for the Health First system.
She will oversee capital budgets, contract negotiations and partnerships between IT and operational units.
She has been trained as a Six Sigma Green Belt and will work closely on Health First’s Six Sigma initiative.
“Lori DeLone is a proven leader with a track record of developing and delivering leading-edge technology solutions within the healthcare environment,” Mitchell said.
“Her expertise and insight will be vital as Health First develops and enhances new and existing information systems designed to more effectively serve our patients and customers.”
DeLone served most recently as a Regional Vice President for PatientKeeper®, a leading provider of physician workflow solutions in Waltham, Mass.
Prior to that position, Lori served 16 years with Halifax Health, a not-for-profit health system in Volusia County. During her tenure at Halifax, DeLone served in multiple roles, including seven years as Chief Information Officer.
She began her IT career with GE Aerospace and is a graduate of the GE Information Systems Management Program. DeLone earned both Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from Rollins College in Winter Park.
ABOUT HEALTH FIRST
Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system. With a mission to positively change the health and wellness of the communities we serve, Health First offers the latest technological advances and quality care at our four hospitals and through our many Outpatient & Wellness Services, as well as the area’s only Trauma and Heart Centers. Health First also offers multiple commercial and Medicare health plans, the largest multi-specialty physician group in Brevard County, and four fitness centers to help members of our community stay healthy.