Title: Leader of the U.S. Health Industries Practice
Years in HIT: 11
Previous Positions: Barnes has spent her entire career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Significant Achievements: Under Barnes’ leadership, PwC announced the launch of Double Jump Health, an accelerator for consumer healthcare applications.
Impact on HIT: Barnes’ leadership of the PwC healthcare practice began during the lead-up to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, allowing her to set forth a new strategy based on the changing dynamics of the industry. “The money was going to be moving differently, and every time that happens, the game changes,” she says.