Michelle Charles

Director of Informatics, Clinical Conten
Christus Healthcare
Michelle Charles is currently the Director of Clinical Content Orders Management at Christus Healthcare. She received a Master’s of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner specialty from University of Southern MS in 1998. Michelle has been a nurse for almost 30 years and has worked as a Clinical Informatics for over 6 years. She is credentialed in Epic, experienced in Cerner and Meditech. In her previous position at Methodist Healthcare, she served as Senior Clinical Informatics. Her role encompassed many functions; Project manager on numerous Clinical Informatics projects, Clinical Analyst with the build of Procedures, over 200 order sets, more than 60 progress notes and as a physician educator. While at her previous facility she was awarded the individual GREAT award for high achievement in Informatics. Prior to her position at Methodist Healthcare, while working at Emory healthcare she developed a 12 and 24-hour electronic chart check policy for nursing that was instituted system wide. This electronic chart check process and implementation results were presented at 2 nursing research Symposiums in Atlanta.