Steve Hayter Joins Divurgent to Lead Affiliate Solutions/Community Connect

Divurgent’s Vice President of Affiliate Solutions, Steve Hayter, to launch strategic Affiliate Solutions/Community Connect Services Practice

Virginia Beach, VA. – February 14, 2017 – Divurgent, a nationally recognized healthcare IT consulting company, announced that Steve Hayter has joined Divurgent as Vice President of Affiliate Solutions. Utilizing more than thirty years of experience in information technology and twenty years focused in the healthcare space, Steve will lead Divurgent’s clients in building, advancing, and adopting community connection programs. 

“I am very excited about joining Divurgent’s motivated, dedicated, and successful team. My professional career and personal experiences have led me to this opportunity to further apply my passion and knowledge to this expanding space.  I’ll be working hand-in-hand with Divurgent’s other core practices, like Implementation and Advisory Services, to meet the growing market demand for affiliate programs such as Community Connect,” said Hayter. 

Steve’s Affiliate Solutions practice provides collaborative, comprehensive, and repeatable solutions for the successful execution of connect programs, with the scalability and flexibility to apply foundational principles and methodologies to not only any phase of the Connect lifecycle, but also to other key implementation and advisory endeavors.

“We truly couldn’t be happier to welcome Steve join as our Affiliate Solutions Vice President. He is one of very few in the industry who has the extensive hands-on experience in developing, leading, and sustaining Connect Programs. He will be a key partner to our clients as they aim to achieve improved patient care and quality; higher patient and provider satisfaction; additional revenue streams; and increased physician efficiency,” said Steve Eckert, President and Chief Operating Officer.   

Prior to joining Divurgent, Steve served as CIO for three verticals within the University of Washington Medicine organization, led a national team of Epic analysts, and directed the development, implementation, and execution of Providence Health & Services Community Connect Program. While serving as the Senior Director for Community Connect for Providence Health & Services, Steve oversaw the development of all Epic integration strategies for joint ventures, and developed the health information exchange (HIE) connectivity strategy for community-based physicians and hospitals over the five-state system. Steve was an Epic customer for more than 20 years and subsequently brings the in-depth experience and understanding of the power and value of an integrated delivery system in the healthcare market. He has served as a board member for the Providence/Swedish joint venture One Health Port, the Washington State HIE, and the Jefferson HIE in Medford, OR. 

Steve will join the Divurgent team at the CHIME Spring CIO Forum and HIMSS Conference & Expo February 18-23, in Orlando, Florida.

About Divurgent

As a nationally recognized healthcare consulting firm focused on the business of hospitals, health systems, and affiliated providers, Divurgent’s tenured consultants and leaders are committed to the healthcare IT evolution, deploying customized, scalable solutions that help clients achieve improved operational effectiveness, financial performance, and quality of patient care. Divurgent’s solutions include Implementation, Activation, Transformational, Strategic Advisory, Cybersecurity, and Financial Advisory services.

In recent years, Divurgent has received distinguishing honors from organizations such as KLAS Research for outstanding service delivery in multiple performance categories and ranks highly on Modern Healthcare Magazine’s list of The Best Places to Work in Healthcare for a fourth time and second consecutive year. Other awards and recognitions include Inc. Magazine’s 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Firms, CIO Review’s 50 Most Promising Healthcare Solution Providers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Award, and Consulting Magazine’s list of Fastest Growing Firms.  For more information about Divurgent, visit us at Divurgent will be attending CHIME and HIMSS17 in Orlando February. Visit our Booth #3911.

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