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Michelle Stansbury

Vice President, Innovation, Houston Methodist
Michelle Stansbury has been with Houston Methodist since July 1993. Her current position is Vice President of Corporate Business / Revenue Cycle Systems and Innovations in the Information Technology Division. During her 25 years at Methodist, she has had many accomplishments. In 2016, Houston Methodist deployed Epic to its main academic medical center and all of its physician practices.

Houston Methodist received the highest adoption score of Epic functionality of any new Epic client and the hospital saw higher operating activity and greater revenue after the deployment of Epic. Her strength is in developing strategy and leading teams to drive those strategic initiatives.

Before joining Houston Methodist, Michelle held leadership roles at Compaq Computer Corporation and Amoco Oil. Her most recent passion is in Digital Health Innovation and has been part of the team leading innovation initiatives at Houston Methodist. Michelle was instrumental in establishment of the Center for Innovation and works closely with Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer. Within her innovation role, Michelle has responsibilities for day-to-day management of Innovation Department and has strategic responsibilities for Intelligent Automation and digital transformation of patient management and billing practices.

Michelle speaks regularly on innovation, digital transformation and building innovative cultures in conferences and panels. She has been recently named as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT for 2019 – CIO and IT Executives by Health Data Management Magazine.

Michelle earned her Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Phoenix University. She is a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society.

Outside the office, Michelle enjoys motorsports and track racing.