Evelyn Gallego, M.B.A., CPHIMS, is a nationally recognized leader in management and consulting across the health, high-tech, and government sectors. She is a trusted advisor in helping organizations bridge the gap between health information technology policy and standards, and business requirements. She has a strong ability to work across and build consensus with diverse stakeholder groups to include multidisciplinary providers, policy makers, healthcare payers, researchers, system vendors and implementers, and standard development organizations. Ms. Gallego provides specialized expertise in health information management and health policy with a focus on alignment of regulatory, technical and process improvement requirements to enable the effective adoption and use of technology. She is a thought leader in the areas of care coordination, health IT policy analysis and development, health information exchange and health IT standards development. Ms. Gallego lends her expertise as Adjunct Professor for the George Washington University Masters of Public Health Master’s Degree Program.