UHIN ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF PRESIDENT AND CEO, TERESA RIVERA
SALT LAKE CITY, UT, October 7, 2019 — The Utah Health Information Network (UHIN), a non-profit electronic data interchange company and Utah’s state-designated Health Information Exchange (HIE), today announced that Teresa Rivera has stepped down from her role as Chief Executive Officer. The UHIN Board of Directors has appointed Brian Chin, formerly UHIN’s Chief Financial Officer, as Interim CEO until a replacement chief executive is appointed.
Marc Bennett, Chairman of the UHIN Board, said, “The Board is committed to UHIN’s mission to improve the quality and decrease the cost of healthcare in our community. We see enormous opportunity to succeed in that mission with the talented teams and dynamic resources UHIN has at its disposal. UHIN continues to be in a strong financial position for the future as we seek to innovate and grow.”
Bennett continued, “On behalf of the Board, I wish to express sincere appreciation to Teresa for her service to UHIN and wish her well in her future endeavors. Teresa guided UHIN during a period in which the healthcare technology industry is experiencing increased disruption and I commend her for her dedication and commitment to this important work. I would also like to thank Brian and the rest of UHIN’s current executive leadership for their willingness to confidently lead UHIN during this reorganization.”
The Board is commencing a search for a permanent CEO and expects to leverage UHIN’s strong community affiliations to help identify candidates for the position and assure interim leadership support.
About UHIN: UHIN is a nonprofit coalition of healthcare providers, payers, state government and other stakeholders that have come together to reduce healthcare costs and improve quality and access for the community by enabling providers, payers and patients to exchange information electronically. UHIN focuses on creating electronic exchange solutions that work for the entire healthcare community, from single-provider practices to large integrated healthcare systems. For more information, visit www.uhin.org.