University of Mississippi Medical Center chief innovation, telehealth officer accepts new position with Seton Healthcare

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Kristi Henderson, DNP, a leader in University of Mississippi Medical Center's telehealth program is leaving the hospital for a new position with Austin, Texas-based Seton Healthcare.

Dr. Henderson currently serves as chief telehealth and innovation officer with the Jackson-based UMMC, where she helped develop the hospital's telehealth program more than a decade ago, according to a Clarion-Ledger report.

Dr. Henderson is leaving UMMC to become vice president of virtual care and innovation at Seton Healthcare, reports iHealthBeat.org.

Her last day at UMMC will be Nov. 30, though she will remain a consultant to the system until they find a replacement, according to the Clarion-Ledger. Kevin Cook, CEO of UMMC parent company University Hospitals and Health System, will fill Dr. Henderson's role in an interim capacity.

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