Full Name
Sallie K Arnett MS, RHIA, CHCIO
Job Title
Vice President Information Systems & CIO
Licking Memorial Health Systems
Speaker Bio
Sallie Arnett, MS, RHIA, CHCIO serves as the Vice President of Information Systems and Chief Information Officer at Licking Memorial Health Systems in Newark, Ohio. As a member of the senior leadership team, Sallie oversees the operations of the Information Systems, Health Information and Communications departments for LMHS and is responsible for the strategic direction of the hospital and physician practice electronic medical record systems.

Sallie received her Master of Science degree in Health Information Systems and a Certificate of Proficiency in Health Information Management from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

In terms of technology, Licking Memorial Hospital is proud to be recognized as one of HealthCare’s Most Wired Hospitals for three of the past four years and a HIMSS EMR Adoption Model Stage 6 hospital. As an organization strongly focused on using information technology to improve patient safety, LMH received The Emerging Technologies and Healthcare Innovations (TETHIE) award in the category of most innovative facility that uses technology to reduce medical errors from The Emerging Technologists and Healthcare Innovations Congress (TETHIC).

Licking Memorial Hospital is a 227-bed hospital serving the needs of the Licking County area in Central Ohio for over 100 years. Licking Memorial Hospital has been named a 100 Top Hospital twelve times by Truven Health, recently received an "A" rating for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group, and has been named as one of 100 Great Community Hospitals by Becker’s Hospital Review. Licking Memorial Health Professionals is a group of 100-plus primary care and specialty physicians located throughout Licking County.

Sallie is credentialed as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and as a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO) by the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME). She is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), and the Health Information Management & Systems Society (HIMSS). She is a member of the Imprivata Customer Advisory Board and she received a Give and Give award at Imprivata’s Healthcon 2012.
Sallie Arnett