Leslie Kelly Hall combines experience as a former hospital administrator and vision as a consumer/patient advocate to fuel patient engagement in health care. As senior vice president of policy at Healthwise, Hall guides policy efforts for health information technology, standards, interoperability, privacy, and security that will help people engage in their health.
Hall is widely recognized as a leader in health care information technology. As a former health system CIO and marketing executive she was appointed by Secretary Sebelius, and most recently Secretary Burwell.
In addition to her patient engagement efforts, her HHS committee work gives her in-depth knowledge of Meaningful Use, interoperability, and HIT implications of new models of care, value based care, and other emerging requirements. Hall is a frequent presenter at federal and industry summits, including the 2012 White House Patient Access to Health Data Summit, the Post-Acute Health IT Summit, and the HL7 Plenary Session on Patient Engagement.
Prior to serving in her current role, Hall was senior vice president of products at Healthwise, where she was responsible for bringing new products to market and managing legacy product success. Additionally, her achievements in the provider market have made a significant impact on patients and physicians and on the health care system in the state of Idaho. She is the former health system CIO and VP of marketing for Saint Alphonsus Regional Health System. In 1996 she created Idaho’s first physician portal, and in 2004 her leadership was recognized as one of Business Week’s Top 50 Websmart Companies.