Michael J. McCoy


Michael J. McCoy is an advisor at StarBridge Advisors, LLC. Dr. McCoy has diverse experience as a practicing clinician, a physician executive in the electronic health record vendor community, a national consultant, and as the first Chief Health Information Officer for The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).

He previously served as the first Chief Medical Information Officer for a large faith-based IDN, where he collaborated with information services and established a clinical transformation department for the effective implementation of computerized patient record systems, focusing on quality, safety, and process improvement while ensuring that all clinicians were fully engaged in the entire process.

Dr. McCoy trained as an OB/GYN and was Chief of the OB/GYN department for Noble Army Hospital. He continued in a collaborative solo private practice of obstetrics and gynecology for more than 20 years, and was an early adopter of EMR systems.

He served as The American College/Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ national health information technology strategist, participated in CCHIT, IHE, HITSP and other SDOs involved in healthcare information technology and interoperability. He was responsible for the remote access and hand-held strategies at a major enterprise vendor and was an EVP and Chief Medical Officer at an ambulatory vendor. He participates in the Physician EHR Coalition (PEHRC), and AAMI workgroups.

He currently is Co-Chair of the Board for Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) International, representing HIMSS, having previously served as co-chair of the IHE Patient Coordination Committee (PCC) and as a board member.

In addition to special interests in interoperability, he is passionate about consumer engagement, person-centered care, and privacy/security.