Dr. Laura McCrary is the Executive Director of the Kansas Health Information Network, Inc. (KHIN). KHIN is a Kansas non-profit organization that provides health information exchange technology services to over 1350 health care organizations throughout Kansas. KHIN is generally considered to be one of the largest and most successful health information exchange in the nation. KHIN is provider led and governed and founding members include the Kansas Medical Society, the Kansas Hospital Association, and the Wichita Health Information Exchange (WHIE). Laura completed Post-Doctoral work at Kansas University; a Doctorate of Education from Kansas State University and MS degrees in the areas of Mental Illness and Learning Disabilities from Kansas State University. Laura is an adjunct professor at Rockhurst University-Helzberg School of Management and teaches courses in Health Information Technology and Quality and Chair of the National Policy Steering Committee for eHealth Initiative. Laura is an Advisory Board member for eHealth Exchange/Carequality and serves on the Governance Group for the National Syndromic Surveillance System.