Organization: Rhode Island Quality Institute
Years in HIT: 29
Previous Positions: Founder, President and CEO of Decision Support Systems; faculty member for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston.
Significant Achievements: At
RIQI, Adams leads her teams’ information technology innovation projects to transform care delivery in the state. The organization has launched designee alerts of loved ones’ conditions, and it’s revamped the statewide provider directory to aggregate and normalize provider data from multiple sources.
Impact on HIT: In 2006, she led development of Rhode Island’s Statewide Health Information Exchange.