Dr. Tim Pletcher is the Executive Director of the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), a public and private nonprofit collaboration dedicated to improving the healthcare experience, improving quality and decreasing cost for Michigan's people by making valuable data available at the point of care through statewide health information sharing. Dr. Pletcher is also an Adjunct Research Investigator of Learning Health Sciences at the University of Michigan Medical School. In 2000, Tim and the Medical Readiness Trainer Project team members at the health system received a Smithsonian-Computer World Medal for utilizing virtual reality and computer based modeling and human patient simulation to reduce medical errors. Tim frequently presents both regionally and nationally on topics such as Health Informatics and Data Science. He received a Doctorate of Health Administration and a Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University, and received his Bachelors of Science from the University of Michigan.