Shelly Spiro is Executive Director of the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative (Collaborative). The Collaborative is an organization of the major national pharmacy associations and associate members focused on advocating and educating key stakeholders regarding the meaningful use of health IT and the inclusion of pharmacists within a technology-enabled integrated health care system. The goals of the Collaborative are to assure pharmacists’ services through health IT are accessible, can connect, and support national quality initiatives. Spiro is active in national pharmacy associations, standards development organizations (NCPDP, HL7 and X12) and is a leader in Pharmacy HIT including 2014 appointment to Federal Advisory Committees Health IT Policy Committee’s Interoperability and Health Information Exchange Workgroup. She is an American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Past President and 2014 Archambault Award recipient. She earned her BSPharm degree in 1976 from University of Illinois College of Pharmacy She has authored several articles and is a national speaker on topics relating to various professional pharmacy, HIT systems, terminology and electronic prescribing.