The Importance of Aligning IT with Healthcare Transformation

August 7, 11:30am, MDT - 1:00pm, MDT

The WESST Enterprise Center

609 Broadway Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87102


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New Mexico HIMSS Event Announcement

Patricia (Pat) Montoya, MPA, BSN, RN

"The Importance of Aligning IT with Healthcare Transformation" 

Patricia Montoya, MPA, BSN, RN, is the director for the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Quality, which leads the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) initiative at HealthInsight New Mexico. She also is the Director of Government Relations for HealthInsight New Mexico. Pat has more than 35 years of experience in health care ranging from direct patient care to public policy and management. 

Prior to joining HealthInsight New Mexico, Pat held political appointments under President Bill Clinton within the US Department of Health and Human Services. These appointments included Commissioner for Children, Youth and Families Administration and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Dallas Regional Director. More recently, she was Secretary of Health for the State of New Mexico under Governor Bill Richardson.   As cabinet secretary, Pat helped complete the State’s first comprehensive health plan, improve immunization rates, and improved the department’s accountability, efficiency, and effectiveness. Her health career has focused on improving the healthcare system through innovation and transformation, improving health outcomes for everyone with attention to vulnerable and underserved populations, health professional recruitment/retention, driving the value proposition in healthcare (Triple Aim), and leading healthcare payment reform efforts. 

When: Thursday, August 7th, 2014 – 11:30 AM

Where: The WESST Enterprise Center

609 Broadway Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87102


$20 (includes lunch)


A “Save the Date” event” you will not want to miss. Come and hear about the importance of aligning IT with Healthcare transformation. Plus, a great opportunity to network with your fellow New Mexico HIMSS members, enjoy lunch and hear from the experts!


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by Wednesday, August 6th, 2014