Dr. Paula Scariati is a board certified preventive medicine and public health physician with a subspecialty certification in clinical informatics. Paula is currently the Medical Director of Health Informatics at Dignity Health -- the 5th largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the United States -- where she helped deploy 13 hospitals on Cerner Millennium to HIMSS Level 6 in 27 months. A former CMIO at a 235 bed community hospital, Paula is a CDC-trained epidemiologist with expertise in research models and methods, evidence-based medicine, public health, health policy, and quality improvement. She's authored 13 peer reviewed publications, is an award winning medical school instructor, software developer and seasoned national speaker. She has nineteen years of clinical experience and is also an ASQ certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Please join me in welcoming Paula.