North Mississippi Health Services (NMHS) is a diversified regional health care organization, which serves 24 counties in north Mississippi and northwest Alabama from headquarters in Tupelo, MS. At 650 beds, North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo is considered the national’s largest rural hospital in the U.S. NMHS is a nonprofit and community-owned health care delivery system. The organization includes eight hospitals, four nursing homes and 34 clinics. NMHS manages two additional hospitals with Nursing homes.
The CIO will oversee the technology needs of 10 hospitals, 34 clinics, six nursing homes, and other health-related entities in a large geographic area in north Mississippi and northwest Alabama. The NMHS has an IT department of 157 full-time staff members and the CIO has six direct reporting areas: Financial Systems; Technology; Security/Help Desk, PC support and Installation, and Operations; Physician Systems; Nursing Systems; and Ancillary Clinical Systems.