ATLANTA, Georgia (January 5, 2017) – Truitt Health, a Healthcare Operations and IT Alignment company, has named Dr. Lincoln Godfrey, D.O., as its Chief Medical & Informatics Officer (CMIO)
“Lincoln brings tremendous leadership and hospital medicine expertise,” said Bryan Fowler, CEO. “As a past hospital Chief of Staff and current Chief Medical Officer for an Accountable Care Organization, Lincoln understands firsthand the challenges of today’s healthcare environment with increasing regulatory complexities. He has a strong track record of creating innovative solutions that truly help patients while increasing hospital revenue, and he has accomplished this by gathering insights from the data of his IT systems. He is an outstanding addition to our team.”
Dr. Godfrey is the current CMO of the Baxter Physician Partners ACO and the founder of the Baxter Regional Medical Center’s Hospitalist Medicine program. Dr. Godfrey has also held the position of Chief of Staff and served on several committees including Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Quality Assurance, and Credentials. He began his clinical career as an intern at Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, MO and following his residency, joined Baxter Regional Medical Center where he has practiced for 15 years.
“After a career that has been dedicated to the independent practice of hospitalist medicine, my focus has pivoted to include ACO medical directorship and executive consulting with a primary focus on aligning Healthcare Operations with technology,” said Dr. Godfrey. “I see joining Truitt Health as an excellent opportunity for me to help more organizations become successful in a time of constant change.”
Lincoln has over 18 years of experience in hospitalist medicine including quality assurance, regulatory compliance, data analytics, and EHR integration. Lincoln has a bachelor degree from Mississippi State University and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of Health Sciences.
Lincoln will continue to serve in his roles at Baxter Regional Medical Center and Baxter Physician Partner ACO.
About Truitt Consulting Group, LLC (“Truitt Health”)
Truitt Health is an industry expert in healthcare operational and technology integration for organizations experiencing change.
Specializing in c-suite strategic technology planning that focuses on operational technology alignment during vendor portfolio management, EHR optimization, M&A, and custom interface development, Truitt Health helps organizations to create, navigate, and successfully implement a Healthcare IT operational roadmap that will guide success and measurable ROI in the new MACRA era.