Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
Tracy brings over 20 years of diverse experience in the healthcare industry
to the position of Chief Information and Innovation Officer at MLKCH.
She has served in leadership and healthcare consulting roles as a trusted
client advisor and partner. She has led large teams and programs in a
number of industry segments, including freestanding hospitals, health
systems, durable medical equipment, and homecare providers. Tracy has
a broad range of expertise in information technology, strategy, business
process transformation, consolidations, outsourcing, and large-scale system
Prior to joining MLKCH, Tracy was Assistant Vice President of the Cognizant
Healthcare Provider Consulting Practice. She also previously served in
a leadership role as Vice President of Strategy Management and Alignment
at Apria Healthcare. Earlier in her career, after earning a Master of
Health Administration degree from Cornell University, and a Bachelor of
Science degree in Accounting, she spent several years as a Manager at
BearingPoint, one of the big four global consulting firms.
Shaped through her consulting background, Tracy brings a mindset of partnership
and support to the role of Chief Information and Innovation Officer. Tracy's
vision for the role of Health Information Technology at MLKCH is not only
to support the hospital’s leaders in achieving their objectives,
but also to assist them through new technology solutions that enable growth
and innovations in areas such as population health, unique healthcare
delivery models, value-based reimbursement, and consumer engagement. Her
approach is to promote solutions that are designed collaboratively through
the subject matter expertise and insights of a multidisciplinary team.
She believes that partnering in this manner produces more sustainable
solutions after implementation.
Tracy has dedicated herself to volunteering efforts focused on mentoring
graduate students and early careerists. She is a member of Cornell University's
Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network, and meets regularly with applicants
to Cornell University. She has been invited to deliver symposiums at Cornell
University, the University of Southern California, California State University
at Long Beach, and other universities. Tracy is also an active member
of American College of Healthcare Executives, currently serving on the
Executive Outreach Committee, as well as Healthcare Financial Management
Association, serving on the Executive Board of the Southern California
Chapter during the 2018 fiscal year.