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Episode 1 - Tracy Byers: Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable
Meg and Tracy talk about what got Tracy hooked in healthcare, some of her early category-creating successes, and the invaluable mentorship and coaching she received that informed her own leadership style. They also discuss the keys to driving successful innovation on teams and the promise of cloud computing in healthcare today.
About Tracy Byers:
Tracy Byers is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Imaging at Change Healthcare, a 14-year old healthcare technology company, focused on accelerating the transformation of the healthcare system through the Change Healthcare Platform providing data and analytics-driven solutions to improve clinical, financial, administrative, and patient engagement outcomes in the U.S. healthcare system. In January 2021, UnitedHealth Group's OptumInsight unit agreed to acquire Change Healthcare in a deal valued at $13 billion.
Since beginning her tenure at Change Healthcare in 2019, Tracy has been responsible for driving growth, expanding market share, and advancing the company's position as a transformational leader in the imaging market. Tracy has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare technology industry, including executive leadership roles at IBM Watson Health, Philips Healthcare, Agilent Technologies, Hewlett Packard, and GE. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Lehigh University and an MBA from Northeastern University.
- Merger of Change Healthcare and United Healthcare Group’s Optum Insight Unit
- Press Release - HP Medical’s acquisition of HeartStream
- LA Times article describing the opportunity in AEDs
- IBM Watson Health
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