As Vice President of IS Clinical Systems at Ochsner Health, Amy Trainor is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of Ochsner’s electronic health record. Amy leads the team that implements, trains, supports, and maintains clinical systems for 19 owned hospitals and 3 large hospital affiliates. All Ochsner hospitals and clinics share one EHR platform to care for patients across the Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Amy joined Ochsner in 2011 after working for Cerner, implementing an EHR at a local community hospital and hospital clinics. She started her career in healthcare as a Registered Nurse and has worked in Information Services for 16 years in the greater New Orleans area. Amy earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Louisiana State University and her Master’s of Healthcare Administration from LSU-Shreveport.
Amy has been an active member of HIMSS since 2014 and most recently has been elected member at large on the Louisiana Chapter of the HIMSS board. Amy first engaged with HIMSS while working on a project to help Ochsner- North Shore become the first Stage 7 hospital in the state of Louisiana. In 2018, Amy and the Ochsner team received the HIMSS Davies award for their innovative and patient-centric work in digital medicine and population health. In 2020, Ochsner obtained the Enterprise Ambulatory Stage 7 validation under Amy’s leadership.