Hospitalist Information Partners (HIP) Can Help You Navigate Healthcare's Evolving Value Equation
HIP consulting and technology gives you the knowledge and tools to maximize your value in the ever-changing healthcare environment. With the unique combination of healthcare, technology and pharmaceutical industry experience, HIP creates tailored programs to identify opportunities and develop effective value propositions.
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Dennis Deruelle MD, FHM is currently the National Director of Innovation for IPC, The Hospitalist Company, after serving as Regional Medical Director and Practice Group Leader in the Florida region for several years.
He came to IPC after his private hospitalist practice was acquired by IPC in 2007 and has been active in hospitalist medicine for the last nine years. He currently is a member of the National Business Development team, National Advisory council, Information Technology committee and Medical Affairs committee. As National Director of Innovation at IPC, he conceived and developed their novel initiative S.H.I.N.E., Shared Healthcare Innovation for Nationwide Excellence. This is a proprietary portal for sharing the best practices among their 2,000 hospitalists. He also developed their VIP care program, a concierge hospitalist practice, focusing on specialist co-management.
Dr. Deruelle is a national speaker and thought leader for several leading pharmaceutical companies and has been speaking and advising in the pharma industry for over 15 years. He is President of the Society of Hospitalist Medicine for the Gulf Coast Chapter, Florida. He is a national consultant in health information technology and was founder and CEO of First Hand Information Systems,which was acquired by XLTech of Arkansas and became Point of Care Solutions. He successfully guided software development and integration forming partnerships with Blue Cross Blue Shields and Soapware. As a business consultant for International Paper, he co-developed technology to improve patient adherence through smart packaging and text reminders in partnership with Augme Mobile.
In 2009, Dr. Deruelle founded Hospitalist Information Partners, HIP, where he is President and CEO. HIP provides the market’s best information on all segments of the field of hospitalist medicine and currently services many major pharmaceutical companies. HIP provides consulting services for other healthcare segments including homecare, home infusion and clinical research. Dr. Deruelle has more than 10 years experience in health information technology.
Dr. Deruelle completed a fellowship in Hospitalist Medicine Leadership at the University of California at San Francisco. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Texas as Austin, his M.D. from Albany Medical College, and completed his Internal Medicine training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was Chief Resident. While Chief Resident, he was an acting fellow in Infectious Diseases with a focus on HIV management.