Sherri Hess, MS-IS, BSN, RN-BC, FHIMSS Chief Nursing Informatics Officer at Banner Health has over 30 years in healthcare with the past 20 years as a healthcare IT leader. She serves as the strategic liaison between clinical leaders and IT. She does this by addressing the information and knowledge needs of healthcare professionals and patients to promote safe, effective, efficient use of health IT in clinical setting. Sherri role models change management and evidence-based practice in all strategies with the patient as the focus.
She provides strategic leadership in the development, deployment, and re-engineering of the electronic health record (EHR) and other technology to support clinicians leading to improving patient safety, quality, and outcomes. She is focused on improving the work life of clinicians to aid in decreasing the burn out and dissatisfaction of our clinicians.
She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver and a Nightingale Luminary.