Organization: UnityPoint Health
Years in HIT: 19
Previous Positions: Various roles within UnityPoint Health.
Significant Achievements: Smith has led her IT team at UnityPoint Health through multiple large-scale implementations, new affiliate integrations, leadership shifts and team restructuring. In 2014, Smith helped manage the affiliation of UnityPoint Health and Meriter.
Impact on HIT: Smith takes an active role in mentoring new female leaders who are joining UnityPoint Health, coaching them for six to 12 months to ensure they have the support they need to succeed. She uses a personal touch in managing her staff, which numbers 600 across the three states in which the system operates.