Dallis Howard-Crow is chief human resources officer for UCHealth, a nationally recognized, nonprofit health care system with operating revenue of $6 billion and a workforce of more than 28,000 people. UCHealth includes 12 Colorado hospitals with over 2,000 inpatient beds and more than 150 clinic locations in Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska.
Ms. Howard-Crow joined UCHealth in December 2014 and is responsible for all human resources functions across the system, including organizational development and learning, employee engagement, employee recognition, benefits, e-learning, shared services, compensation, talent acquisition, wellness, employment law and compliance, internal communications, performance management, onboarding, and service performance (employee and physician satisfaction).
Ms. Howard-Crow has extensive experience in the healthcare field. Prior to joining UCHealth, she was the chief administrative officer and chief human resources officer for Emory Healthcare, where she oversaw human resources for the health system, directed human resources programs and ensured the human resources systems and programs supported the mission and goals of the entire organization. Among her many responsibilities was providing strategic leadership in support of the organization’s goal of being the employer of choice in Atlanta and the Southeast.
Previously, Ms. Howard-Crow served as senior vice president and chief administrative officer at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. Under her leadership, Methodist earned Magnet nursing designation in 2004, and was the first Illinois hospital in three years to be presented the Lincoln Gold Award for Quality in 2006 based on the criteria for performance excellence of the Baldrige National Quality Program. Prior to joining Methodist, Ms. Howard-Crow worked at Denver-based HCA-Health One, and gained valuable experience, including the opportunity to lead the human resources team during multiple changes in corporate ownership.
Ms. Howard-Crow holds a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Colorado at Denver and a bachelor’s in accounting from Arizona State University. She also completed the Managing Healthcare Delivery program at Harvard Business School.
Ms. Howard-Crow lives in Englewood, Colo., with her family.