Dr. Wes Williams VP and CIO
Mental Health Center of Denver
Dr. Wes Williams joined the Mental Health Center of Denver in 2007 and now serves as Vice President and Chief Information Officer, overseeing MHCD’s information systems. Wes’s clinical background and technical expertise help him provide solutions to the challenges of building systems that meet the needs of clinicians, payers, regulators, and the people we serve. His current focus is on starting up MHCD’s Innovation Lab, using human centered design to find digital health innovations to improve access, engagement, and treatment efficacy. The Innovation Lab strives to enable MHCD’s vision of touching all lives in Denver, providing extraordinary experiences to improve well-being. Wes also serves on the governor’s eHealth Commission, representing behavioral health interests in advising the State’s Office of eHealth Innovation on how to best administer $64M in federal funding for the Health IT Roadmap over the next three years. Prior to joining MHCD Wes was at Mental Health Partners in Boulder, Colorado, working as a child and family psychologist before switching from clinical practice to health IT to implement MHP’s electronic medical record. Wes graduated with a bachelor’s degree and honors in psychology from Stanford University. He earned his master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is a licensed psychologist in Colorado.