BOISE, ID, June 27, 2018 – Healthwise, a leader in evidence-based health education, technology, and services, announced today that Adam Husney, MD, has been named President of Healthwise, effective immediately. The appointment was announced by Bob Kyte, CEO of Healthwise, and the company’s board of directors. Husney was named Chief Medical Officer of Healthwise in 2016 and will continue to serve in that role.
Since joining Healthwise in 2000, Husney has been a leader in equipping health care organizations with tools and technologies to improve the patient experience. “Under Dr. Husney’s leadership, Healthwise will focus on strengthening access to quality health information for those we serve,” said CEO Bob Kyte. “Throughout his time at Healthwise, Dr. Husney has demonstrated clinical excellence, a passion for the needs of patients, and a deep respect for carrying Healthwise’s mission into the future.”
Husney said, "It’s an exciting time to be with Healthwise as we all work together to create the next generation of engaging, transformative solutions to help people make better health decisions. I’m looking forward to collaborating with our partners and clients as we pursue the potential to reshape health care to improve health outcomes and better meet the needs of patients.”
A board-certified family medicine physician, Husney completed his residency training at the University of Michigan. He holds a Bachelor of Science in neuroscience from Brown University and a medical doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.
Healthwise is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. People have turned to Healthwise information more than 2 billion times to learn how to do more for themselves, ask for the care they need, and say “no” to the care they don’t need. Healthwise partners with hospitals, electronic medical record (EMR) providers, health plans, care management companies, and health websites to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information to the people they serve. www.healthwise.org. 1.800.706.9646.