Vice President, Informatics, Conformance & Interoperability
The Sequoia Project®
Mrs. Davis has >30 years’ experience in the healthcare industry with emphasis on conformance testing, implementation, development, and management of information technology solutions and healthcare workflow requirements. She serves as the VP, Informatics, Conformance and Interoperability for the Sequoia Project that is a 501©3 not for profit organization based in Washington, DC. Her expertise includes connecting people, processes and technology to improve health care. She is responsible for driving the interoperability among health IT systems participating within the Carequality framework, the eHealth Exchange network (formerly known as the Nationwide Health Information Network - NwHIN and for the RSNA Image Share Validation programs in partnership with the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) managed by Sequoia. She is responsible for the operations of 8 testing programs for Sequoia, including the RCE onboarding testing for TEFCA. She leads a group of experts from a wide range of stakeholders across the US to develop specific and pragmatic implementation guidance on improving data quality of the clinical content exchanged among networks and communities in the Data Usability workgroup under the Sequoia Interoperability Matters Forum. She also acts as the subject matter expert supporting the deployment efforts of the Image Exchange Use Case Implementation Guide for Carequality. Mrs. Davis is nationally known as a subject matter expert for healthcare standards, interoperability design and strategy for all healthcare stakeholders including consumers, hospitals, physician practices, public health, health information exchanges and vendors deploying health information technology to improve patient safety and quality of care. She is the recipient of the HIMSS 2022 Most Influential Women in Health IT award and the DirectTrust Interop Hero in 2021.