Jim Hinkle joined HDMS as Senior Vice President of Client Experience with oversight over Account Management, Client Analytic Deliverables and the Sales Department. Prior to HDMS, he led business development and operations for several healthcare start-up organizations. Jim has also held executive leadership roles in IT, Biotech, Consulting and Analytics with firms such as Abbott, Vizient, HCA and Philips Healthcare.
Jim is a native-born South Carolinian who attended Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, GA and then matriculated to the College of Charleston where he graduated with a BA in Political Science and a Minor in War and Diplomacy.
He later attended Marine Corp OCS and graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) with an MHA in Healthcare Administration. While attending MUSC, Jim simultaneously completed a residency with the Tenet Health System and a Fellowship with the Veterans Administration.