Rachelle Blake, PA, MHA, is a Global Senior Strategic Healthcare Information Technology Leader and Global HIT Workforce Subject Matter Expert. She is Founder, CEO, Managing Director and President of Omni Micro Systems and Omni Med Solutions and the US and Germany, a global family of full-scale health information advisory, public policy and technology development companies in operation for nearly a decade. Ms. Blake has served in clinical, consulting, operations and administrative roles in healthcare information technology for 30 years, including working as a Physician Assistant. She has been a leader in integrating meaningful use into, and helping organizations realize benefits from, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Electronic Medical Records (EMRs). She has vast experience in clinical workflow and health operations from both a medical and business perspective. She leads her firms in the performance of health technology and application development, health information and technology and clinical workflow advisement, strategic advising, workforce development, program management, interoperability process improvement, and implementation services for several Transatlantic cooperative healthcare information technology initiatives in the public and private sectors. She also leads a Transatlantic public sector project in healthcare information workforce development initiatives that includes diverse members from academia, private associations and small business enterprises throughout the United States and Europe. She continues to serve as a member of the Minority Business Development Association's Transatlantic delegation under the US Department of Commerce. She is an appointed member of the Global Health Workforce Council. She continues to serve as an adjunct professor of healthcare information technology at Renton Technical College in Renton, Washington. She is an inaugural recipient of HIMSS’ Most Influential Women in Health IT Award.