Paul Messino

Paul Messino, MPP

Chief of Health Information Technology Policy, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Paul Messino, M.P.P is the Chief of Health Information Technology Policy with the Maryland Department of Health. Paul designed and implemented the Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program in Maryland. Since 2010, Paul has lead teams focused on: increasing EHR adoption in Maryland; expanding the functionalities offered to Maryland health care providers by the state’s Health Information Exchange (HIE); developing an electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) calculation engine and clinical repository; creating a personal health record (PHR) for Medicaid recipients in the Long Term Supports Services (LTSS) community; preparing Maryland for electronic case reporting; and planning for data-driven decision making within Medicaid.