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Dr. Michael Q. Stearns

Chief Executive Officer

Apollo HIT LLC

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Company Description

Apollo HIT is a physician-led organization that provides health information technology and compliance consulting services to healthcare organizations, providers, vendors and investors. Apollo HIT provides a set of core consulting services and a broad rang ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Advisory Committee

International Director

SNOMED

Founding Board President

Texas e-Health Alliance

President and Chief Executive Officer

e-MDs Inc

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Stearns Healthcare Consulting

Account Manager

In-Store Advantage Solutions Inc

Director of Physician Services

Greenway Medical Technologies Inc

Affiliations

Numerous Boards and Committees
AHIMA Terminology

Numerous Boards and Committees
Classification Practice Council

Numerous Boards and Committees
National Patient Safety Board

Practice Council Member - Clinical Coding and Terminology
American Health Information Management Association

Member of Family Practice Steering Committee
Health Information Technology Standards Panel

Member of Family Practice Steering Committee
AAPC’s

Member of Family Practice Steering Committee
ASHIM’s Health IT Industry Advisory Panel

Member
University of Texas Healthcare IT Task Force

Member
Texas HIT Workforce Development Executive Committee

Advisory Board Member
Northern Arizona University Interdisciplinary Health Policy Institute

Advisory Board Member
Electronic Health Records

Member On the Family Practice Specialty Exam Steering Committee
American Academy of Professional Coders

Member
American Association of Professional Coders

Member
American Society of Health Information Managers Health IT Industry Advisory Panel

Officio Member of the Collaboration Council
Texas Health Services Authority

Founder
SHCS

Education

Georgetown University School of Medicine

MD

Web References (174 Total References)


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Michael Stearns
CEO, Apollo HIT
Michael Stearns is a physician informaticist, health information technology (HIT) and healthcare compliance consulting professional. He has 18 years of experience in the areas of electronic health records, quality reporting, health information exchange, clinical terminology development, standards, and billing and coding compliance. He is the CEO and Founder of Apollo HIT, LLC, a company that provides HIT and compliance consulting services to the healthcare industry. Dr. Stearns has provided leadership to informatics and terminology projects at the National Library of Medicine, the National Cancer Institute, and the College of American Pathologists. He served as the International Director of SNOMED International, where he played a central role in the design and development of SNOMED CT. He has provided direction and leadership to two leading EHR vendors, served as the founding board president for the Texas e-Health Alliance, and sits on numerous boards and committees including the National Patient Safety Board, the AHIMA Terminology and Classification Practice Council, the University of Texas at Austin HIT Certification Program Curriculum Committee, and the University of Texas at Austin Health Information Exchange Laboratory Advisory Board. Dr. Stearns is a cofounder and lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin Health Information Technology Certificate Program, a nationally recognized model for HIT workforce development. Dr. Stearns is a leading national authority on protecting the integrity of digital health information in electronic health records and health information exchange. He is a certified professional coder (CPC), certified family practice coder (CFPC), neurologist (and former assistant professor of neurology and residency program coordinator), and accomplished author. He has provided lectures on a variety of HIT topics, including HIT policy, patient privacy, patient safety, interoperability, natural language processing, clinical decision support, genomic medicine, data integrity, ICD-10-CM/PCS, SNOMED CT, coding compliance, practice optimization and other topics. Between 2008 and 2012 he was invited to testify in Washington, D.C. before federal HIT policy organizations on 5 separate occasions, and in 2012 was invited by the Director of the Office of the National Coordination of Health Information Technology to attend a White House Town Hall event focusing on the success of government funded HIT initiatives. In 2012 he was awarded two Certificates of Excellence by HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association for leadership and assistance with Patient Safety and Meaningful Use initiatives.


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Michael Stearns is a physician informaticist, health information technology (HIT) and healthcare compliance consulting professional. He has 18 years of experience in the areas of electronic health records, quality reporting, health information exchange, clinical terminology development, standards, and billing and coding compliance. He is the CEO and Founder of Apollo HIT, LLC, a company that provides HIT and compliance consulting services to the healthcare industry.

He has provided leadership to informatics and terminology projects at the National Library of Medicine, the National Cancer Institute, and the College of American Pathologists. He served as the International Director of SNOMED International, where he played a central role in the design and development of SNOMED CT. He has provided direction and leadership to two leading EHR vendors, served as the founding board president for the Texas e-Health Alliance, and sits on numerous boards and committees including the National Patient Safety Board, the AHIMA Terminology and Classification Practice Council, the University of Texas at Austin HIT Certification Program Curriculum Committee, and the University of Texas at Austin Health Information Exchange Laboratory Advisory Board. Dr. Stearns is a cofounder and lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin Health Information Technology Certificate Program, a nationally recognized model for HIT workforce development.
Dr. Stearns is a leading national authority on protecting the integrity of digital health information in electronic health records and health information exchange. He is a certified professional coder (CPC), certified family practice coder (CFPC), neurologist (and former assistant professor of neurology and residency program coordinator), and accomplished author. He has provided lectures on a variety of HIT topics, including HIT policy, patient privacy, patient safety, interoperability, natural language processing, clinical decision support, genomic medicine, data integrity, ICD-10-CM/PCS, SNOMED CT, coding compliance, practice optimization and other topics. Between 2008 and 2012 he was invited to testify in Washington, D.C. before federal HIT policy organizations on 5 separate occasions, and in 2012 was invited by the Director of the Office of the National Coordination of Health Information Technology to attend a White House Town Hall event focusing on the success of government funded HIT initiatives. In 2012 he was awarded two Certificates of Excellence by HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association for leadership and assistance with Patient Safety and Meaningful Use initiatives.


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Dr. Michael Stearns, the author and founder of Apollo HIT, is a physician with a unique affinity for compliance and its nuance.… read more →


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Dr. Michael Stearns, the author and founder of Apollo HIT, is a physician with a unique affinity for compliance and its nuance. He's been an active speaker and compliance resource for healthcare entities large and small. In this well documented write-up for #Ahima, he highlights what is, and isn't, known about this new code. Well Done. http://bit.ly/1IDPwuE #CCM, #ApolloHIT, #MichaelStearns, #Compliance

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