Michelle Stansbury has been with Houston Methodist since July 1993. Her current position is Vice President of Innovation and Information Technology Applications. During her 28 years at Methodist, she has had many accomplishments. In 2016, Houston Methodist started deployment of Epic to the health and in 2018 established the Center for Innovation. 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 the Innovation Department and has strategic responsibilities for Intelligent Automation and digital transformation of patient access and billing practices. Most recently the innovation center has been focusing on using voice technologies to increase efficiencies and satisfaction for patients, physicians in the outpatient clinic and the Operating Room, and nurses.
Myra Davis is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Innovation Officer (CIIO) at Texas Children’s. For 30 + years she has been in the profession of bridging the gap leading and communicating the opportunities and benefits of technology. Davis has served at Texas Children’s Hospital as the Director of Customer Service in Information Services; Assistant Vice President of Information Services and Vice President of Information Services. Prior to joining Texas Children’s her career included serving roles of software development; project management; leadership positions and various consulting roles where she has not only lead technology implementations but she’s had to influence the change management that’s often forgotten and required for adoption and acceptance of technology to be successful.