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Kevin DeWald

South Dakota Health Link
Executive Director
Kevin DeWald currently serves as the Executive Director for South Dakota Health Link and has been leading State, Regional, and National efforts of Health IT and Health Information Exchange for 13 years.  Health Link is a multi-state network that serves 63 hospitals and more than 375 primary care clinics in SD, WY, NE, IA, MN, and ND. Kevin also serves on the South Dakota eHealth Advisory Council, is a member of the Informatics Directors Peer Network for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, and serves in an advisory capacity on the Wyoming Frontier Information Exchange Executive Committee.  Kevin also previously served as the state leader for the Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration, task force member on the National Governor’s Association State Alliance for eHealth, and subject matter expert for the State Health Policy Consortium.