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Public Biography
Judy Murphy is a pioneer and thought leader in the national and international health informatics community. She served as CNO for IBM Global Healthcare and as Deputy National Coordinator for Programs and Policy at ONC in the DHHS where she led efforts to promote health IT adoption and consumers’ understanding and use of technology. Prior, she spent 36 years at Aurora Health Care, leading their EHR program with bother Cerner and Epic. She is well published with hundreds of articles, book chapters, and presentations.

Judy received an Honorary Doctor of Nursing degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the American College of Medical Informatics. Her awards include the AMIA 2020 Saba Informatics Award, the HIMSS 2018 Most Influential Women in Health IT, the AMIA 2014 Detmer Award for Health Policy Contributions, the HIMSS 2014 Federal Health IT Leadership Award, and the HIMSS 2006 Nursing Informatics Leadership Award.

Historic ACMI Biography

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Judy Murphy is currently Vice President for Information Services at Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee, an integrated delivery network with 14 hospitals, 100 ambulatory centers and clinics, three home health agencies, and over 25,000 employees. Judy is a registered nurse by clinical training, and she created the now commonplace concept of charting by exception, which paved the way for efficient electronic record keeping by nurses. She consistently focuses on the perspective of the practicing nurse in the ëëappliedíí nursing informatics arena and possesses significant self-taught, real-life experience that enables her to consistently bridge the academic/practice gap. She effectively brings forth the voice of nursing into the operations of clinical information systems design and deployment. In her current role as Vice President, Information Services for a large integrated delivery network, Ms. Murphy leads a workforce of more than 125 in translating new informatics ideas into practical information systems. Additionally, for over ten years, Ms. Murphy has been teaching clinicians in project management through workshops at AMIA, Medinfo, Healthcare Information Management Systems Society, the International Nursing Informatics Congress, and other health information technology conferences. Her election to the College recognizes her contributions to organizational and technology management in health care settings.


The American College of Medical Informatics

ACMI is a college of elected Fellows from the U.S. and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics. It is the central body for a community of scholars and practitioners who are committed to advancing the informatics field.

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Governance Committee


The Governance Committee informs and leads the evolution of AMIA’s organizational structure and governance, with an emphasis on achieving optimal structure and operational processes to achieve AMIA’s strategic goals.

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