Carla Smith

Health Data Management - - MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN HEALTHCARE IT -

Ti­tle: Ex­ec­u­tive Vice Pres­i­dent, North Amer­ica

Or­ga­ni­za­tion: Health­care

In­for­ma­tion and Man­age­ment Sys­tems So­ci­ety

Years in HIT: 26

Pre­vi­ous Po­si­tions: CEO of the Cen­ter for Health­care In­for­ma­tion Man­age­ment; Di­rec­tor of the Michi­gan Mod­ern­iza­tion Ser­vice.

Sig­nif­i­cant Achieve­ments: Smith helped to make HIMSS a ma­jor voice in health­care. She is an in­flu­encer of health laws, in­clud­ing the mean­ing­ful use EHR adop­tion in­cen­tive rules, Af­ford­able Care Act, Medi­care Ac­cess and CHIP Reau­tho­riza­tion Act of 2015 and cy­ber­se­cu­rity pro­vi­sions in 2016 leg­is­la­tion.

Im­pact on HIT: Smith serves as a health sec­tor thought leader on the best use of IT as a tool to im­prove health.

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