Dr. Stephanie Lahr is the CIO and CMIO at Monument Health, based in Rapid City, South Dakota. She joined Monument Health in April 2016, as the CMIO as they began an organizational transformation through a systemwide EHR Unification. She led the clinical aspects, data conversion strategy and the incorporation of multiple Community Connect sites. In January of 2018 Dr. Lahr added the role of CIO and is now responsible for the strategy and management of the Information Technology Division. Dr. Lahr is an experienced informaticist, change agent and leader. Her passion lies at the intersection of improving healthcare delivery through the use of technology.
She is currently the chair of the Epic Community Connect Steering Board, she is on the South Dakota state HIE board, she is an active member of AMDIS and CHIME, and remains connected to her community as board member for the United Way of the Black Hills. Dr. Lahr is also an advocate and mentor for women in HealthIT and has shared her experience and advice on several podcasts and educational sessions.
Stephanie attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. She completed Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Washington University in St Louis, but her heart drew her to complete her training in Internal Medicine which she then completed at UTMB in Galveston. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and in 2015 became Board Certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Clinical Informatics. She has also completed the CHIME CIO Bootcamp and is a certified CHCIO.
John is the Chief Revenue Officer at WELL Health. He brings more than 15 years of experience in cloud technologies across multiple industries and geographies. John previously served as the General Manager of Bridge, by Instructure. As GM, he was responsible for the people, customers, and operations of the Global Bridge business. Prior to joining Bridge, John was CEO of Utah Technology Council, where he had a front-row seat to the innovation economy in Utah’s fast-growing technology sector, and Chief Revenue Officer of RizePoint, a leading quality management software in the retail, hospitality, and food service industry. Before joining RizePoint, John was Vice President of Sales for Workfront, a work management platform.
John firmly believes that people matter most and that everything in business begins and ends with people. He’s passionate about building a company through transparency, growth mindset, and operational excellence. John holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Jon Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University.
Marissa is the Vice President of People at WELL. She started her career in management consulting at PwC, advising the world’s largest technology companies on their people and organizational strategies. She later worked at LinkedIn, leading programs across the company’s Global Talent Organization. At both PwC and LinkedIn, Marissa founded and led Employee Resource Groups that advocate for enhanced accessibility and allyship of people with disabilities. After LinkedIn, Marissa served as Head of People at Factual Inc. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, Marissa helped scale the company to over 200 employees and led the people integration efforts through a merger with Foursquare in 2020. Marissa received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University in Industrial and Labor Relations. She has professional experience in India, Hong Kong and across the United States.
Patrick A. Woodard, MHA, MD, is the Chief Medical Information Officer & VP Clinical Systems at Renown Health in Reno, Nevada. In this role, Dr. Woodard is responsible
for the strategy, execution, and optimization of clinical software across the health system, including its acute care, medical group, and health insurance divisions. Prior to coming to Renown Health, he founded and led DocDox, an innovative patient handoff tool that, through user feedback, became a provider-friendly light EMR for use in skilled nursing and long-term acute care facilities.
These days, though primarily working in the health IT space, he can still be found caring for patients as a board-certified internal medicine hospitalist. He believes retaining a connection to the patient is critical in representing the fundamentally human nature of healthcare, even when working with machines.
Dr. Woodard completed his Master of Healthcare Administration at the George Washington University, having completed his MD at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts at Georgetown University. In his free time, he is an avid learner, whether through travel, art, or wine.
Terrance Lee, MD, MPH is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and Chief Medical Information Officer of the Beth Israel Deaconess community hospitals. He completed his training at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and obtained his Master of Public Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is also board-certified in Clinical Informatics after completing a clinical informatics fellowship through Beth Israel Deaconess. His recent work in his hospital network has included serving as the physician lead through a major EHR implementation and COVID-19 preparedness.
Venkat is the VP of Product Management at WELL Health. He manages the product strategy and roadmap, and leads product packaging and supports go-to-market activities. Venkat has held SaaS product leadership roles in Provider and Patient solutions at Nuance, Deloitte, ADP, Evariant among others. He is a certified Healthcare Revenue Cycle Professional (CRCP). Venkat is an avid hiker and college football fan.
Dana Gelb Safran, Sc.D. is joining WELL as Senior VP, Value Based Care and Population Health. With over 30 years as a leader in health care and academia, Dana is recognized internationally for her contributions to measuring and improving health care quality, and patient outcomes and experience. Dana was an architect of provider payment reform while at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and most recently, was among the founding leaders of Haven, a joint venture of Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway. Dana and her husband Alan (Founder and President, Saga Education, Inc.) are the unabashedly proud parents of Alison (28), Michael (25), and Caroline (21). They live in Newton, MA with their dog, Colbie, and relish the outdoors, travel, adventure, cooking and mixology.
Adrianna brings nearly 20 years of communications experience in brand storytelling, reputation building and executive thought leadership. She’s led numerous award-winning campaigns elevating health & wellness, digital health, medical devices, providers, payers and pharmaceutical brands. Prior to joining WELL Health, Adrianna was Managing Director at W2O, a global health communications agency, where she led the Los Angeles office. Previously, she spent 13+ years at Ketchum (Omnicom), a top five global communications agency, as Senior Vice President and Director of Ketchum’s Corporate & Reputation Practice, West Coast. She is a graduate of Omnicom University, an elite management program taught by Harvard Business School faculty, a sought-after communications speaker and multi-time industry award-winner, including five PRSA Silver Anvils, two Sabres, two MM&M and two PRWeek awards. She began her career at The Brower Group, a boutique communications agency in Irvine, Calif. She is a former AmeriCorps V.I.S.T.A. (domestic PeaceCorps). She graduated cum laude from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Emphasis in Speech Communications and Minor in Creative Writing. While at Chapman, she founded the university’s nationally-ranked speech and debate team.
Tom McIntyre is the Chief Financial Officer at WELL. He has 15 years experience driving process and operational improvements in roles across finance, operations, engineering and product. Tom graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and from Northwestern University with an MBA and MS in Design Innovation. In his spare time, Tom enjoys playing competitive sports, relaxing at the beach and spending time with friends and family.
Meg is the Senior Vice President, Platform Evangelist at WELL Health. Before joining WELL, she served as Chief Executive Officer for Edaris Health and Senior Research Director with Advisory Board’s Information Technology Strategy Council. Previously, she was Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Boston Medical Center for more than a decade.