Congratulations to the 2017 Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT


Health Data Management has selected 75 of the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT. The awards are broken into three categories: Hospital CIOs & IT Executives, HIT Thought Leaders, and HIT Vendor Executives. What follows is the complete list of honorees. Join us in Boston on May 17 to honor all 75 of these industry leading women.


Hospital CIOs & IT Executives


  • Theresa Meadows — Senior VP, CIOCook Children's Health Care System
  • Jayashree Raman — Senior VP, CIOCooper University Health Care
  • Myra Davis — CIOTexas Children's Hospital
  • Rebecca Kaul — Chief Innovation OfficerMD Anderson
  • Liz Devereux — IT Director, Infrastructure Design and SupportBanner Health
  • Donna Roach — CIOVia Christi Health
  • Donna Hart — CIOCook County Health & Hospitals System
  • Kimberly Lynn Baker — Director NYP AnalyticsNew York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Liz Johnson — CIO, Acute Care Hospitals and Applied Clin InformaticsTenet Healthcare
  • Pamela Saechow — VP ApplicationsNYC Health & Hospitals
  • Sheree McFarland — CIOWest Florida Division, HCA
  • Jessica Grosset — Vice Chair, Department of IT, Infra and OperationsMayo Clinic
  • Mitzi Cardenas — Senior VP strategy, biz development and tech/CIOTruman Medical Centers
  • Angela Burgess — CIORandolph Hospital
  • Beth Grimes — Director of Enterprise AnalyticsGwinnett Medical Center
  • Pamela Arora — SVP, CIOChildren's Health System of Texas
  • Stephanie Reel — SVP, CIO and vice provostJohns Hopkins
  • Mary Alice Annecharico — SVP, CIOHenry Ford Health System
  • Tina Esposito — VP, Center for Health Information ServicesAdvocate Health Care
  • Nancy Evans — CIO, HospitalsVanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Doris Peek — Senior VP, CIOBroward Health
  • Terri Steinberg, MD — CHIOChristiana Care Health System
  • Joanne Sunquist — SVP, CIOHealthEast Care System
  • Deanna Wise — EVP, CIODignity Health
  • Carol Steltenkamp, MD — CMIOUniversity of Kentucky HealthCare
  • Kara Marx — VP Information ServicesSharp HealthCare
  • Pat Skarulis — SVP, Information Systems and CIOMemorial Sloan Kettering
  • Jamie Nelson — Senior Vice President and Chief Information OfficerHospital for Special Surgery
  • Maia Hightower — Chief Medical Information OfficerThe University of Iowa Health Care
  • Kyle Johnson — System VP, CIOEastern Maine HealthCare
  • Melinda Costin — SVP, CIOJPS Health Network
  • Pamela McNutt — SVP, CIOMethodist Health System
  • Gabriela Ramirez-Garcia — Corporate Director, Enterprise Analytics, ClinicalOrlando Health
  • Bobbie Byrne — EVP, Chief Medical and Quality OfficerEdward Elmhurst Health

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    HIT Thought Leaders


  • Meg Marshall — Senior Director of Public PolicyCerner
  • Lee Ann Stember — PresidentNational Council for Prescription Drug Programs
  • Gwendolyn Lohse — Deputy DirectorCAQH
  • Rachel Hall — Executive Director, US Health AdvisoryEY
  • Lisa Pettigrew — General Manager, Healthcare and Life SciencesCSC
  • Genevieve Morris — Senior Director Health IT PolicyAudacious Inquiry
  • Robecca Quammen — CEO and FounderMyConsultQ
  • Sheri Stoltenberg — Founder and CEOStoltenberg Consulting Inc.
  • Carla Smith — Executive Vice PresidentHIMSS
  • Sasha TerMaat — Director (Epic)Chair, EHRA
  • Jennifer Covich Bordenick — CEOeHealth Initiative
  • Janet Marchibroda — Director, Health Innovation Initiative Bipartisan Policy Center
  • Marion Ball — Senior Advisor IBM Center for Computational Health
  • Margaret E. O'Kane — PresidentNational Committee for Quality Assurance
  • Sue Schade — Principal Starbridge Advisors
  • Kelly Barnes — Leader of the US Health Industries PracticePricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Mandi Bishop — Co-founder, CEO Aloha Knows
  • Mariann Yeager — CEO The Sequoia Project
  • Halee Fischer-Wright — President and CEOMGMA
  • Lynne Thomas Gordon — President AHIMA
  • Dana Alexander — Executive Director EY
  • Dixie Baker — Senior Partner Martin, Blanck and Associates
  • Kate Borten — President and CEO Marblehead Group
  • Geeta Nayyar, MD — Chief Healthcare and Innovation OfficerFemwell Group Health
  • Vivian Singletary — DirectorPublic Health Informatics Institute


  • HIT Vendor Executives


  • Amy Abernethy — Chief Medical OfficerFlatiron Health
  • Bettina Experton — Founder and CEOHumetrix
  • Bridget Duffy, MD — Chief Medical OfficerVocera
  • Helen Figge — Senior Vice President, Global Strategies/DevelopmentLumiraDx
  • Helen Waters — Executive Vice PresidentMEDITECH
  • Lauren O'Donnell — Global Vice President, Life Sciences IndustryIBM Watson Health
  • Lindy Benton — CEO and PresidentVyne
  • Nora Lissy — Director of Healthcare InformationDimensional Insight
  • Sarah Muckler — Director of Business Development, Health PartnersMicrosoft
  • Judy Faulkner — CEO and FounderEpic
  • Susan Arthur — VP/General Manager Health & Life Sciences, ENTHewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Heidi Jannenga — Co-Founder and PresidentWebPT
  • Jacquelyn Hunt — Chief Population Health OfficerEnli Health Intelligence
  • Mandy Long — Vice President of Product ManagementModernizing Medicine
  • Rebecca Cofinas — Founder and CEOAristaMD