Brian Barnette, CHCIO, CPHIMS, PMP

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Brian Barnette, CHCIO, CPHIMS, PMP at Shepherd Center

Brian Barnette, CHCIO, CPHIMS, PMP, serves as a vice president and the chief information officer at Shepherd Center. In this role, Brian leads all of Shepherd Center’s information services, which includes information technology, communications, biomedical engineering and clinical informatics.   

Brian combines a deep technical background with broad healthcare experience. His information technology career spans almost three decades across a wide variety of technology platforms and certifications. Brian’s extensive career in healthcare information technology includes serving as a consultant with TrustPoint Solutions of Atlanta for five years, where he held operational or project roles with the University of Vermont Medical Center, UC Irvine Health, Georgia Regents University Health System and Piedmont Healthcare. Brian also spent 17 years at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Georgia, serving the last six years as chief information officer.

Brian has earned multiple certifications in healthcare information technology including Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO), Certified Professional in Healthcare Information Management and Systems (CPHIMS) and Project Management Professional (PMP). He graduated from the University of Phoenix with a bachelor of science degree in information technology (BSIT). 

Brian is a life-long resident of the Atlanta area. His family resides in Cartersville, and their roots go deep there. Brian enjoys spending time on Lake Allatoona, visiting the mountains of Tennessee and the beaches of Florida. He loves spending time with his family and relaxing at home whenever he can.