Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Dean for Information Technology (IT), Mount Sinai Health System
Kristin Myers, MPH, is a visionary leader who is steering IT transformation efforts to align and support strategic goals of the Health System. As Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Dean for Information Technology, her main objectives are to drive agility in the department to support our mission of clinical care, research, and education; optimize the department’s operations; and enable the Health System for digital change.
Ms. Myers joined the Health System as a Director of IT in 2004. Her many key accomplishments include leadership of the Epic clinical and revenue cycle implementations and the organization’s transition to ICD10 coding, and establishment of the IT Program Management Office and Change Management as a discipline within IT in 2009.
Ms. Myers is a nationally acclaimed health care leader. She was recognized by IT Health Data Management as one of the “Most Powerful Women in Healthcare” in 2019 and by Becker’s Hospital Review in each of the past three years among “Women to watch in healthcare.” Under Ms. Myers’s leadership, Mount Sinai was awarded the prestigious Health Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) 2012 Enterprise Davies Award of Excellence for its electronic record implementation to improve quality of care and patient safety. Most recently, Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West received HIMSS Stage 7, the highest level of technology adoption.
Before joining Mount Sinai, Ms. Myers worked at Cap Gemini, Ernst and Young, and the Cerner Corporation in Australia. She holds an Executive Master of Public Health from Columbia University and an Executive Chief Information Security Officer certification from Carnegie Mellon. She has been designated a Fellow of HIMSS; has received certifications in Program Management (PgMP), Project Management (PMP, Prince 2), and AIM Change Management; and is a Certified Professional in Health Information and Management Systems.