Dr. Annabaker Garber, RN, PhD was the CNIO for HCA Healthcare from 2016-2022. Her accomplishments at HCA include an enterprise-wide implementation of MH-Cure®, implementations of numerous other applications including telemetry, Care Team Assignment, a rounding app called Orbit, a strategy for identifying and resolving issues, an app to take images of patient wounds, among others.
Her previous experience included work at Massachusetts General Hospital as the Director of Clinical Informatics for almost 3 years. Dr. Garber has experience as the Chief Nursing Informatics Officer at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle for 7 years. These roles emphasized the relationships between clinical practice, technology, processes, cost, and efficiency for the improvement of patient care. Dr. Garber has experience on several facets of EMR implementation, including education, training, support, adoption, and optimization. Her Master’s in Nursing is in psychosocial nursing, and her PhD is in physiological psychology.