Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith  is the Chief Operations Officer at Graphite Health, a software company that’s intent on digitally transforming healthcare to create a healthier world for all.

Ryan has been involved with Information Technology for over 25 years.  Prior to Graphite, Ryan was VP and Chief Information Officer at  Intermountain Healthcare, a leading integrated delivery system widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery. He was previously SVP and Executive Advisor at Health Catalyst, consulting healthcare provider and payer organizations on digital, consumer, and data strategies. Prior to Catalyst, he was SVP and CIO at Banner Health, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit healthcare systems. Ryan spent his first 19 years professionally in various IT and digital business leadership roles at Intermountain Healthcare.

Ryan has significant interest in the use of information technology to increase patient care quality and lower the costs of care.  He is experienced in information technology planning, design, development, deployment and operation, as well as policy development for HIT related issues.

Ryan has served as a Board Member of Health Current, Arizona’s statewide health information exchange, and has served on numerous industry advisory boards. He is a member of HIMSS and CHIME and is a frequent speaker on Health Information Technology strategy, innovation, analytics, standards, and policy.  He has a passion for the power of HIT for transforming the healthcare industry within the United States and for health improvement worldwide.

Ryan received a degree in Computer Science from the University of Utah and later a Masters of IT Management from Western Governors University.

Bio Updated May 2022