Patty Lavely, MBA, FACHE, CHCIO
Patty utilizes real-world experience and business acumen to transform IT systems with
conclusive results. With over 25 years of IT experience, her mature assessment and
prioritization skills stabilize IT operations and motivate technological enhancements to
advance innovation, operational efficiency and realize affirmative outcomes. Patty’s
success lies in her ability to develop and cultivate new and existing strategic
relationships to support both fiscal advancement and operational excellence.
A native of Maryland, Patty obtained a BSBA from Shorter College in Georgia and her
MBA from Florida State University. She is a Fellow with the American College of
Healthcare Executives and is a College of Healthcare Information Management
Executives (CHIME) Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer. She recently
completed terms on the Board for the Georgia Chapter of HIMSS, the Board for the
Technology Association of Georgia Health and the Georgia CIO Advisory Board. Her
industry associations include memberships in HIMSS, ACHE, CHIME and the Georgia
CIO Leadership Association.
Patty’s executive leadership roles in IT have encompassed IT strategy, governance,
transparency, data governance, cybersecurity, vendor partnerships, risk assessment
and remediation along with demand and capacity management. In 2019, Patty was
recognized in both the Becker’s 100 Hospital & Health Systems CIO’s to Know and
Becker’s 102 Women in IT to Know.
Patty is also committed to helping others. She currently co-chairs the CHIME Opioid
Task Force and is the vice-chair of the PAWS Atlanta Board. She is the proud mother
of 2 and grandmother of 8.