Amanda (Mandy) Grubb Halford, MD, has served as the Vice President and Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Covenant Health since August 2016. Her primary responsibility is providing medical leadership across the health care delivery system in the areas of strategic planning, organization change management, process redesign, clinical informatics, innovation, and sustainment of the integrated electronic health record.
Dr. Halford joined Covenant Health in 2009 as a practicing medical doctor at Cumberland Medical Center, one of Covenant Health’s member hospitals, and served as chief medical officer there from 2013-14. She then served as Covenant Health’s system medical director of clinical documentation and informatics.
She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine Clinical Informatics. Dr. Halford received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. She holds a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, also from the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Halford is a fellow in the Society of Hospital Medicine, a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership, a member of the American Medical Informatics Association, and was named to the 2020 Class member of Nashville Health Care Council Fellows.
Why I work at Covenant Health:
“As an East Tennessee native, I want to improve healthcare for patients in the community and surrounding counties. I believe in Covenant Health’s pledge of putting patients first, as well as in the system’s leadership, staff and personal commitments to excellence in all that we do.”