With a nearly 20-year background in the private practice of general internal medicine, Dr. Todd Stewart joined Mercy in 2012. Three years later, Dr. Stewart accepted the role of vice president of Clinical Integrated Solutions, serving as the lead physician for Mercy Technology Services (MTS). As a physician and data enthusiast, Dr. Stewart has more than 15 years experience in Clinical Informatics. Thanks to foresight and a keen understanding of this emerging field, he was in the pioneer group of about 200 physicians to pass the nation's first ever exam to earn board certification in Clinical Informatics in 2013. Today, Dr. Stewart partners with the clinical community, healthcare executives, and technology leaders to drive innovative solutions in the area of advanced analytics for transformation in healthcare. He currently serves on Mercy's Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Board, the regional Mercy Board in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and on Mercy's Research Board. While he holds a medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Dr. Stewart is also a published author having penned a thriller novel in 2008.