Ms. Thomas has over 25 years of experience in HIT with a focus on analytics and the re-use of data to support the performance improvement efforts of healthcare organizations. Ms. Thomas offers a seasoned perspective on how to drive measurable results through the use of business intelligence. Currently, Ms. Thomas is the Managing Director of Value Realization Solutions at Encore, A Quintiles Company. In this role, she helps healthcare providers align their people, processes and technologies with their organizational goals and data needs. Previously, Ms. Thomas was Vice President of Portfolio Strategy and Design at Premier Inc.; Associate Partner in the healthcare provider practice of Global Business Services for IBM; a service line leader at Healthlink; and, a VP at Eclipsys and Transition Systems Inc. A HIMSS Fellow since 2002, Ms. Thomas received the Spirit of HIMSS award in 2003 and the HIMSS 2004 John A. Page Outstanding Service Award.