Susan Shumate is a nurse and Program Manager at Primaris Healthcare Business Solutions. Her most recent role is working with the University of Missouri—Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing as the Health Information Coordinator for the Missouri Quality Initiative (MOQI) Innovations Grant for Nursing Homes. Her efforts focus on improving communication between care partners through technology and improved processes. She collaborates with hospitals, Nursing Homes, outside care partners and stakeholders to improve transitions of care. Previously, she was a credentialed EMR trainer for EPIC at SSM Health. She is a contributing author to several HIE research papers.