Mitzi Car­de­nas

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

Ti­tle: SVP/Chief Strat­egy and In­for­ma­tion Of­fi­cer

Or­ga­ni­za­tion: Tru­man Med­i­cal Cen­ter

Years in HIT: 23

Pre­vi­ous Po­si­tions: Di­rec­tor, In­for­ma­tion Sys­tems, Chil­dren’s Med­i­cal Cen­ter Dal­las; Se­nior Sys­tems En­gi­neer/Data Stan­dards and Con­fig­u­ra­tion Man­age­ment Con­sul­tant, Ax­iom Re­source Man­age­ment; Di­rec­tor, Sys­tems In­te­gra­tion, Bap­tist Health Sys­tem; Man­ager, Spe­cial Projects, Bap­tist Health Sys­tem; Re­gional Di­rec­tor of Op­er­a­tions, Kine­tra LLC/IMS MEDACOM Net­works.

Sig­nif­i­cant Achieve­ments: Car­de­nas was in­stru­men­tal in cre­at­ing the TMC and ITWorks (now KCOne) Part­ner­ship with Cerner. She led a sys­temwide elec­tronic health record roll­out, with sig­nif­i­cant clin­i­cal and financial ben­e­fits.

Im­pact on HIT: Car­de­nas is ac­tive in lo­cal and state ef­forts re­lated to the use of tech­nol­ogy to im­prove care while re­duc­ing cost. She has served as chair of the AHA In­ter­op­er­abil­ity Work­group.

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