Healthcare executive brings over 25 years of leadership experience to healthcare technology company
TAMPA, Florida., April 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Greenway Health, a leading provider of health information technology services, today announced the appointment of a chief health officer, Mary Smith, to his Council. With more than 25 years of experience guiding the strategic development and regulatory compliance of national health systems, Smith will be a valuable addition to Greenway Health as the company continues to optimize the effectiveness of its solutions for healthcare providers, improve the provider and patient experience, and execute its next phase of growth.
“Mary is a distinguished healthcare leader with a successful mandate in advancing health equity through data analytics, operational excellence and strategic innovation,” said Pratap Sarker, CEO of Greenway Health. “His expertise will be invaluable as we navigate the evolving healthcare ecosystem and partner to deliver best-in-class technology to the industry.”
A practicing attorney and president-elect of the American Bar Association, Smith brings extensive experience to Greenway Health in highly regulated industries advising executives on governance, governmental affairs and regulatory compliance. Smith previously served as CEO of the national health system, the Indian Health Service, serving over 2.2 million people with a budget of over $6 billion which included 26 hospitals and more than 50 clinics. Smith oversaw the development of a comprehensive operational framework that used data analytics to improve services, allocate resources, and develop the workforce. Smith also testified regularly before the US Congress in this role. Currently, Smith serves the Asian & Pacific Islander Health Forum (APIAHF) as Vice President and General Manager of Programs where she influences policy and strengthens programs aimed at improving the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.
“As a pioneer in electronic health records, Greenway Health has a long history of innovation and its leaders are strongly focused on improving care delivery through technology,” said Smith. “I am thrilled to join the Greenway Health Board of Directors and work with its talented team to improve the health technology experience for providers and empower patients in their healthcare journey.”
Smith was recruited through the external board program managed by Vista Equity Partners, a global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-driven companies, and a majority investor in Greenway Health. Launched in 2017, the program leverages Vista’s ecosystem and additional resources to identify, train and appoint qualified candidates to the board of directors of its portfolio companies. The program aims to create a diverse pool of qualified board candidates through programs and partnerships that advance diversity for all boards and impact the corporate world as a whole.
About Greenway Health
Greenway Health provides electronic health records (EHR), practice management and revenue cycle management solutions that help practices across multiple specialties grow profitably, stay compliant, work more efficiently and improve patient outcomes. Its team of clinical, financial and technology experts serve as trusted advisors, committed to enabling providers to succeed, empowering patients and building healthier communities. Greenway works with over 55,000 vendors across multiple specialties, translating into millions of lives touched daily by its solutions. For more information about Greenway and its holistic solutions, visit www.greenwayhealth.comcall 877-537-0063 or follow Greenway on Facebook, TwitterAnd LinkedIn.
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