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Garry Adkins was recently appointed assistant chief information officer for the University of South Alabama Health System.
Adkins, who has 19 years of success in developing support operations and creating technology environments, will be responsible for all day-to-day information systems services for the USA Hospitals.
“Garry brings a lot of experience in the health care field as well as a great customer service orientation,” said Mark Lauteren, chief information officer for the USA Health System. “We are very glad to have him as part of the team.”
Prior to his appointment at USA, Adkins served as director of information systems at Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, Ga. While there, he built and implemented an information services (IS) strategic plan and managed all aspects of technology and clinical implementations for the hospital and clinics.
From 2005-2011 Adkins served as director of technical services at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va., where he managed all aspects of technology and support services for the 313-bed teaching hospital associated with Marshall University Medical School and Clinics.
In addition, Adkins served in multiple positions at Applied Card Systems, Inc., a national financial services firm, and as president and owner of Ichthus Access Networking, Inc.
Adkins earned his bachelor of science degree in computer sciences from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.
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