Vice President, Technology Solutions

Lisa A. Gallagher, BSEE, CISM, CPHIMS, FHIMSS serves as HIMSS’ Vice President of Technology Solutions.  In this role, she is responsible for HIMSS work in business and financial systems, privacy and security, cloud computing, identity management and other technology challenges. Ms. Gallagher is a noted speaker on health IT, privacy, security, policy and compliance topics.

Gallagher was named to the ONC Health IT Standards Committee (HITSC) (a Federal Advisory Committee (FACA)) as a data security expert. She currently serves as Chair of the HITSC’s Data Provenance Task Force and also serves as the Co-Chair of the Privacy and Security Work Group.

Before joining HIMSS, she served as the Certification Development Director for the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) (, where she helped develop the original health IT product certification program for electronic health record (EHR) products.

She has a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering, was a certified trust technology evaluator (NSA), and is a certified information security manager (CISM) (ISACA). She is also a certified professional in healthcare information and management systems (CPHIMS) and a HIMSS Fellow (FHIMSS).