Impact Advisors Names New Physician Advisor

Impact Advisors, LLC, a premier healthcare information technology consulting firm, announced today that Dr. Tonya Edwards has joined the organization as Physician Advisor.

As a member of the Leadership Team, Dr. Edwards will further enhance Impact’s Clinical Consulting capabilities and provide physician leadership-level assistance to Impact’s clients.  Dr. Edwards is a board certified executive with proven success in implementing system governance and driving change. She has extensive experience with electronic health record implementation and optimization and is a certified Epic Physician Builder. She also has experience in primary care leadership, population health and informatics.

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Edwards join our leadership team,” said Andy Smith, President and Co-Founder of Impact Advisors.  “Her experience in the medical field paired with her ability to create relationships and lead a diverse team of professionals will be essential to our mission of creating a positive impact for our clients.”

Prior to accepting the position with Impact Advisors, Dr. Edwards held a number of leadership roles at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. Her roles included Ambulatory ConnectCare Physician Champion, Medical Director of Informatics and CEO/Managing Partner-Premier Family Medicine. During her tenure at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, Dr. Edwards led the medical group in the selection and implementation of a unified platform for electronic health records and a practice management system.

Dr. Edwards graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School and did her Family Practice residency at Greenville Hospital System in Greenville, South Carolina.  She earned her Master of Medical Management at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Edwards is currently a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and American College of Physician Executives. She is a Certified Physician Executive.

About Impact Advisors, LLC

Impact Advisors, a distinguished healthcare information technology consulting firm, improves its clients’ healthcare delivery through technology. As a trusted healthcare leader, the firm helps hospitals and health systems maximize clinical and operational performance with its Best in KLAS® strategic advisory, implementation and optimization services. Since its inception, Impact Advisors has consulted to more than 140 hospitals and health systems nationally and internationally. The firm has earned a number of industry and workplace quality awards including Best in KLAS® for six consecutive years, Healthcare Informatics HCI 100, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast Fifty and Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work.  For more information about Impact Advisors, visit

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