Title: Executive Vice President, North America
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.