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Michael Johnston
Assistant Vice President, Health Informatics
Health Economics and Finance

Michael Johnston joined GNYHA’s The Health Economics and Outcomes Research Institute (THEORI) in 2010. Mr. Johnston is responsible for designing, coding, testing, and implementing HIPAA-compliant data portals where facilities can securely enter patient data and receive real-time reports using data visualization. Mr. Johnston has built applications for data collection projects, including New York–Reducing Avoidable Hospitalizations (NY–RAH), NYS Partnership for Patients (NYSPFP), GNYHA-United Hospital Fund’s STOP Sepsis Collaborative and IMPACT to Reduce Readmissions collaborative. Prior to joining GNYHA, Mr. Johnston worked for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, WellPoint, and TrustSolutions, a Medicare program safeguard in contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.