Michael W. Smith
Chief Information Officer
Mike Smith joined Lee Memorial Health System in 1997, and serves as Chief Information Officer for the health system.
Mike is charged with overall leadership of the system's efforts to utilize information systems, technologies and methods for the achievement of Lee Memorial Health System’s mission, across all care delivery settings. He has operational responsibility for information management/information technology and informatics, telecommunications, health information management (medical records), biomedical engineering and medical equipment technology strategies.
Mike has more than 25 years of experience in health care delivery leadership, health information technology and electronic health records. He joined Lee Memorial Health System in 1997, following 10 years in various information technology leadership positions at Baylor Healthcare System in Dallas. Prior to that he served as the vice president of Operations for National Data Communications, a health care information systems company also in Dallas, where he was responsible for software and hardware development and hospital implementations.
Mike holds degrees from Dallas Baptist University in business administration, information management and also has a degree in electronic engineering.
Mike is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). Mike is also a Fellow of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), and is also a past CHIME Board Member. He has obtained the CHIME Healthcare CIO Certification (CHCIO) and has served on CHIME’s Public Policy Steering Committee. He is a Fellow in the Healthcare Information Systems Society (HIMSS), and is a past member of the HIMSS Advocacy and Public Policy Steering Committee. Mike is a member of Health Information Systems Executive Association (HISEA), a past Board Member of the American Hospital Association (AHA) Solutions Company and a current Board Member of AHA Smart Market. He is a past board member of health care IT product assessment company KLAS, and past faculty member of the CHIME “CIO Boot Camp.”