Vice President of Technology, HIMSS
Tema - Cybersecurity - Privacidade, Segurança e Confidencialidade

Lisa A. Gallagher, BSEE, CISM, CPHIMS, FHIMSS serves as HIMSS’ Vice President of Technology Solutions.  In this role, she is responsible for HIMSS work in business and financial systems, privacy and security, cloud computing, identity management and other technology challenges. Ms. Gallagher is a noted speaker on health IT, privacy, security, policy and compliance topics.

Ms. Gallagher was named to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Health IT Standards Committee (HITSC) (a Federal Advisory Committee (FACA)) as a data security expert. 

  • She currently serves on the HITSC Precision Medicine Task Force and the HITSC Standards Advisory Task Force.
  • She previously served as Chair of the HITSC’s Data Provenance Task Force and as the Co-Chair of the Privacy and Security Work Group/Transport and Security Standards WG.

Before joining HIMSS, she served as the Certification Development Director for the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) (, where she helped develop the original HIT product certification program for electronic health record (EHR) products.

Ms. Gallagher has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, was a certified trust technology evaluator (NSA), and is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) (ISACA). She is also a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) and a HIMSS Fellow (FHIMSS).