Don Schoen, Chief Executive Officer

don-schoenDon Schoen, BettrLife’s Chief Executive Officer, is a serial entrepreneur having owned 6 different companies over 35+ years. His businesses have ranged from sandwich shop, supermarkets to technology companies. His first technology company was focused on the supermarket industry and in 1992 was sold to publicly traded company, for the next 3 years holding a number of C-level positions. In 1995, Don met a physician who was developing an electronic charting system and the two began collaboration, eventually forming MediNotes Corporation. MediNotes installed software was in over 5,000 medical clinics and services more with more than 25,000 users nationwide. This company was sold to the Eclipsys Corporation (now part of Allscripts) in 2008.

Schoen was one of the founding members of the HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association and represented the organization, as Chairman, from November 2006 until July 2008. He currently sits on three boards at the University of Iowa, the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI), and the mHIMSS board. He has been recognized  with the Sybase Innovator award, Computerworld Honor Laureate award twice, and a 1992 and 2004, Entrepreneur of the Year, awarded by Ernst and Young. In 1992, 2005 and 2006, his companies were selected for the Inc. 500 status and he was selected by the Technology Association of Iowa as CEO of the Year in 2007 and in 2008.


Davin Hills, Chief Technology Officer

davin-hillsDavin Hills, Chief Technology Officer manages all aspects of BettrLife’s website and mobile application development. Hill’s previously served as Chief Architect, then Senior Vice President of MediNotes Corporation. There he designed syntactic generation engine as the root of a documentation system, architected an easy to use user interface to allow simple input of medical information through various hardware solutions including pen tablets and laptops, and oversaw the seamless move from flat file database system to 2 tier client server. In his role as Senior Vice President, he was responsible for daily operations of technical support, training, customer satisfaction, medical content, and product development. After BettrLife was sold to Eclipsys, Hills remained with the company, serving as Vice President of Operations. Hills has presented a number of speaking engagements and authored articles for journals, such as the Windows/DOS Developers Journal. He serves as a member of the Healthcare Level 7 (HL7), Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM), and Vice-Chair of Standards and Inoperability for the Electronic Records Association. He is also a certified HIPAA professional.