Jim Hinton serves as president and CEO of Presbyterian Healthcare Services, New Mexico's only private, not-for-profit healthcare system and its largest provider of healthcare. He is the past chair for the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association (AHA). The AHA represents nearly 5,000 hospitals, healthcare systems, networks, and other providers of care through advocacy and public policy.
Mr. Hinton has served in his current role at Presbyterian since July 1995 and has been with the organization since 1983. During his tenure at Presbyterian, Mr. Hinton has led the development of Presbyterian's integrated system, which includes Presbyterian Health Plan, formed in 1985, and Presbyterian Medical Group, formed in 1991.
Mr. Hinton serves as a member of the Presbyterian Healthcare Services Board of Directors and as chair of the Presbyterian Health Plan Board of Directors. He formerly chaired the AHA's Committee on Research and the Operations Committee. He also served on the board of Premier healthcare alliance and chaired the board of the Healthcare Institute.
He has been recognized as a Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know by Becker's Hospital Review in 2015 and 2013. He was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine in 2014 and 2013.
Mr. Hinton received a master's degree in Health Care Administration from Arizona State University in 1983 and a bachelor's degree in Economics in 1981 from the University of New Mexico.