Wendy Whittington MD MMM currently serves on Cariloop’s Board of Directors. Wendy is a physician executive, passionate about changing the way that healthcare is provided for the better. She is a board-certified pediatrician and practiced in both the inpatient and outpatient settings for 20 years. Dr. Whittington began the transition into the information technology and business sides of healthcare as a physician champion for EHR adoption in the 1990’s and has held various positions in the acute care and industry settings including CMIO, CIO and CMO.
Realizing the need to understand more about all aspects of our complex healthcare delivery system to be a change agent, Dr. Whittington completed the Masters of Medical Management degree program at Carnegie Mellon University in 2008. Recent roles include telehealth strategy, clinical effectiveness and healthcare process optimization consulting. Having experience in acute and ambulatory care delivery, revenue cycle, healthcare administration, industry, consulting and academia, she brings a diverse healthcare point of view and a passion for getting it right to everything she does. Wendy and her partner, Fred spend most of their spare time with their combined 8 children, most of whom are scattered across the country. Last year they welcomed David and Alexis, now 14 and 11, into their family from Colombia. Not only has this experience enriched their lives but has forced them to embrace the Spanish language. Wendy is an avid reader and student of Spanish and enjoys the beach more than anyplace on earth. She loves good food and good wine and enjoys getting plenty of fresh air and exercise.