Michelle has over 20 years working in healthcare information technology working in clinical service before taking on roles in hospital IT leadership, software vendor senior management and consulting executive leadership. Her career began with a focus in Pharmacy and after obtaining her Bachelors in Information Studies from Florida State University. Michelle spent 12 years in Information Technology at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare focusing on Y2K and EMR transition projects. She then joined a Fortune 500 EHR corporation where her career spanned 7 years working in the United States, United Kingdom, France and the Netherlands in senior leadership roles. After her international work, Michelle joined a Healthcare IT consulting firm as the national Practice Director managing consultants, clients and the sales team in balancing priorities, managing budgets and operations. In 2010 she started Blue Cirrus Consulting and continues to use her leadership capabilities and experience in business development, operations and customer relations to partner with clients and consultants to provide the absolute best service. She speaks often at various professional conferences such as HIMSS, SCHIMSS, GAHIMSS, American Association of Pharmacy Technicians, American Telemedicine Association and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. She is passionate about the importance of clinical workflow, IT leadership, strategy and medication safety. Michelle is very active in HIMSS as the past-President of South Carolina HIMSS Chapter, former Vice-Chair for the Eastern Region on Public Policy, SC Chapter Advocate for South Carolina and board Secretary as well as serving on the Ctel Advisory Board. She has worked diligently throughout her years with HIMSS to educate the industry and the public on healthcare and Healthcare IT public policy and future IT strategic directions.
Priority Ambulance operates in 13 states and has been named for at least 3 consecutive years to the Inc Magazine list of 5000 fastest-growing companies in America. We will discuss the journey that Priority on Demand (parent company of Priority Ambulance) took designing, planning and implementing telehealth. The presentation will include the decision-making on product, […]