Adele Allison

Adele Allison

Director of Provider Innovation Strategies
DST Health Solutions, LLC
Birmingham, AL

As the director of provider innovation strategies, Adele Allison monitors healthcare reform, legislation and policymaking for DST System’s health solutions division, a leading provider of health IT solutions for payers, providers and pharmacies dedicated to improving the delivery and administration of healthcare in terms of clinical, financial and patient health outcomes.

Having served as the co-chair of the HHS Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Beacon-EHR Vendor Affinity Group and a current co-chair for HHS Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Payment Models Workgroup, Adele has over 25 years of healthcare experience in medical economics, care coordination care delivery models and is a legislative/regulatory subject matter expert. She has been the guest speaker at dozens of national events on the payer and provider side, sharing her expertise on health IT, federal legislation/policymaking, healthcare reform and many other topics.

Educated in systems engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, Adele works in data science helping provider communities achieve the “triple aim” of health value management – better care, better health, and lower cost.

A published author, Allison is a member of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) advisory board on curriculum development and serves on UAB’s HITECH Committee for health IT curriculum development; and is a member of the board of directors for Alabama HIMSS.

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