Kristin Myers, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Mount Sinai Health System has been named among the 2021 Top 25 Women Leaders in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare. Myers also serves as the Dean for Information Technology (IT) for Mount Sinai.
Honorees for this program are recognized for their contributions to combating "the long-standing imbalance of gender equity at the top rungs of leadership," serving as mentors, and creating workplaces that embrace diversity and inclusion.
Myers took over the Mount Sinai Health System CIO position in June 2020. Before her current position, she served as Senior Vice President for Technology.
Myers joined Mount Sinai as a Director of IT in 2004. Her many accomplishments include leadership of the Epic clinical and revenue cycle implementations and the organization’s transition to ICD10 coding, and establishment of the IT Program Management Office and Change Management as a discipline within IT in 2009.
Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Myers worked at Cap Gemini, Ernst and Young, and the Cerner Corporation in Australia. She holds an Executive Master of Public Health from Columbia University and an Executive Chief Information Security Officer certification from Carnegie Mellon. She has been designated a Fellow of HIMSS; has previously received certifications in Program Management (PgMP), Project Management (PMP, Prince 2), and AIM Change Management; and is a Certified Professional in Health Information and Management Systems.