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Newsmakers in business: 3 chosen to NE Ga. Health Systems administrative roles
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Roy Griffin

Northeast Georgia Health System has announced three new administrative additions in its compliance, medical informatics and finance teams.

Steve Kelly joined NGHS as chief compliance officer in April. In this position, Kelly is responsible for ensuring compliance with changing health care trends, guidelines, laws and government regulations.

Kelly holds a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh, a postgraduate law degree in health law from Loyola University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from Penn State. He comes to NGHS from Aegis Compliance and Ethics Center, where he served as director of compliance consulting.

A new chief medical informatics officer has also joined NGHS. Dr. Pranav Jain is responsible for providing strategic guidance to help leverage technology throughout the health care system. He also focuses on improving workflow to provide actionable data during care that can help improve health outcomes for the entire community.

Jain received his medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Jersey. Most recently, he received his certification in health informatics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Roy Griffin recently joined NGHS as vice president of financial planning and decision support. Griffin most recently served for 15 years at Tampa General Hospital, where he was responsible for all decision support for Tampa General. His roles have also included financial analytics, revenue management and material management information systems.

Griffin received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Tampa, master’s degree in accounting from University of South Florida and a bachelor’s degree from Alabama State University.

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