Meet Ruth Amos -
Ruth Amos

Ruth Amos

CEO Practical Informatics LLC


Ruth Amos has a strong background in healthcare, law, and technology on many levels. As a Registered Nurse, she has experience with Newborn, Pediatric and Adult patients in Critical Care. As an attorney, she has dealt first hand with the regulatory and legal changes in healthcare over the past several years to the present day. Since 2008, she has been intricately involved in digital health- at Kaiser Permanente as a regional deployment and clinical workflow optimization lead in the largest civilian healthcare database deployment in history, and subsequently with Ernst & Young's (EY) Advisory Consulting services.

At EY, Ruth was appointed to an elite global COE, leading education, deployment, and adoption for a new internal IT platform in complex advisory workflow methodologies impacting over 70,000 employees worldwide.

Ruth is an accomplished Senior Executive, RN, Attorney, and Board Member with more than 15 years of combined success in healthcare (clinical and digital), law and Big 4 Advisory Consulting. Leveraging extensive experience with digital modernization, healthcare policy law, and change enablement, she is a valuable asset for those seeking guidance on digital privacy strategy, third party vendor risk management, regulatory compliance and improvement of clinical business process and operations.

Ruth is a frequent speaker on digital health in the US and Europe, with deep business and personal connections to the eGovernance developments in Estonia. Currently, Ruth advises companies on legal and regulatory contract negotiations and provides mentoring sessions to healthcare tech startups at Plug and Play Health in Silicon Valley. She is an active member of the HIMSS Legal and Blockchain Task Forces and is licensed to practice law in California, Washington DC and the US Supreme Court.

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