Full Name
Erin Holt Coyne
Job Title
Chief Public Health Informatics Officer
Tennessee Department of Health, Office of Informatics and Analytics
Speaker Bio
Erin Holt Coyne serves as the Chief Public Health Informatics Officer for the Tennessee Department of Health, located in the Office of Informatics and Analytics. Her role is to help build informatics
infrastructure within the department, facilitate department wide strategic and operational informatics activities, and represent the health department in relevant nationwide public health informatics
strategic planning. Mrs. Holt Coyne is an epidemiologist by training, and focused much of her career on communicable disease surveillance implementation. Ms. Holt Coyne served as the Director of the
Surveillance Systems and Informatics Program where she leads a team dedicated to integrated disease surveillance, onboarding and implementing interoperability standards and principles for electronic
laboratory reporting, syndromic surveillance, and electronic case reporting from electronic health records. In addition to standards implementation, she has also been participating in standards
development. Mrs. Holt Coyne has been an active member of the HL7’s Public Health and Emergency Response (PHER) workgroup since 2011, holds HL7 certifications in version 2 messaging and Clinical
Document Architecture, and has served as an HL7 PHER workgroup co-chair since January 2015.
Erin Holt Coyne