Lisa Bari

Healthcare Innovation Leader

I'm an expert in the intersecting areas of health data, health technology, health information exchange, value-based care, and federal and state policy, and I serve as the CEO of Civitas Networks for Health, a national nonprofit organization focused on data-driven health improvement and information exchange issues. I am frequently cited in news media on these topics and speak at conferences and events as a strong advocate for community-led health data governance and information sharing.

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About Lisa

Lisa Bari is the founding CEO of Civitas Networks for Health, the national nonprofit organization with a mission to support community and data-led health improvement and information exchange to address health outcomes and provide the infrastructure for health equity. Civitas Networks for Health counts more than 170 regional health improvement collaboratives, regional and statewide health information exchanges, and affiliated organizations as members.Her notable prior roles included Interim CEO of the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative, which became Civitas Networks for Health; Health IT and Interoperability Lead at the CMS Innovation Center working on primary care payment models; and earlier in her career, part of the executive leadership team of a venture-backed health technology firm. She holds an MBA from Purdue University and an MPH in Health Policy from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Lisa serves on the Boards of Directors of HealthCare Access Maryland, Zorya Foundation, and eHealth Exchange.---
Lisa is from rural Northern California and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, with her husband Jörg, and their dog Sadie. She has lived and worked in the US, Germany, and Mexico, and is a dual US and Republic of Ireland citizen.

Work With Me

I am the founder of the healthcare marketing and policy consulting firm, Emphasis Health. Emphasis Health provided member engagement marketing and specialized policy and regulatory analysis for health technology firms. Today, Emphasis Health is a vehicle for occasional consulting requests that fall outside of my primary area of employment. Please use the Contact Form for consulting requests.I recommend the boutique marketing firm Emphasis Media for digital marketing and member engagement services. Their team provided digital media services to Emphasis Health and continue to offer these services directly to clients today.

Contact And Speaker Request Form

Please use this form to send a contact, consulting, or public speaking request to me. For speaking requests, please note if your request is in reference to my work with Civitas Networks for Health or for another purpose.

Thank you

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