Executive brings over 25 years of expertise in healthcare transformation and resource management strategy

Healthlink Advisors, a top-ranked healthcare consulting firm focused on improving clinical innovation, business systems, and healthcare IT strategy, delivery, and operations, welcomes Christine Francis-Hymes as Director of Business Systems and Operations.

With over 25 years of healthcare experience, Francis-Hymes brings deep expertise in executive advisory, transformative solution architecture, and project leadership. She is an ERP implementation and optimization expert and has extensive experience with large, complex software projects along with vendor management, governance, and post-production support models. In her role as Director of Business Systems and Operations, Francis-Hymes will leverage Healthlink Advisors’ Business Systems and Operations Performance Model to accelerate the identification of performance improvement opportunities, and recommend a go-forward strategy tailored to our client’s needs. 

“We are so pleased to have Christine join the Healthlink Advisors team and her deep experience as an ERP implementation and optimization expert brings great value to our organization and to our clients,” said Lindsey Jarrell, CEO & co-founder. “Christine is the ideal leader to drive our Business Systems and Operations services for our clients. Her depth of knowledge and commitment to excellence is unmatched and is a perfect fit for best serving the needs of our clients.”

Prior to joining Healthlink Advisors, Francis-Hymes served as Workday Delivery Manager for UK-based Acacium Group where she successfully migrated full-scale Workday Financials, HCM, and Payroll suites from US tenancy to a global position. Her Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) expertise covers a host of systems, including Workday, PeopleSoft, and Infor Lawson. At the Texas Department of State Health Services, Francis-Hymes served as Oversight Program Manager on its COVID-related project portfolio, providing governance and oversight on the development of a Salesforce vaccine-ordering system, for example, and the implementation of a SaaS solution for pandemic provider enrollment. She also held a Senior Managing Consultant role at Ettain Group (formerly Leidos Health) where she was the ERP Vendor Selection Advisory Lead. 

“I’m excited and ready to dive into work with the Healthlink Advisors team,” said Francis-Hymes. “Healthlink Advisors provides its clients with the tools, templates, and methodology required for streamlined processes and successful ERP implementation and I cannot wait to support the cause and deliver the best service to our clients.”

When not delivering strategic healthcare IT solutions, Christine enjoys watching movies and spending time with her children and family. She is also a classically trained actress, and her motto is: “There are many roads to Mecca!”

Please join us in welcoming the newest addition to Healthlink Advisors, Christine Francis, Director of Business Systems and Operations. We are thrilled to have her on the team!