2018's Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT—Vendor execs
Previously, HDM published its list of thought leaders in the HIT industry as well as a list of the 25 CIOs and HIT executives who are the most powerful at provider organizations.
Years in HIT: 31
Previous Positions: CEO and President, MEA|NEA; COO, healthcare division, The Sage Group.
Significant Achievements: Benton is a speaker and activist working to mentor, support and help caregivers understand how to utilize available services to improve patient health.
Impact on HIT: At MEA|NEA, a company founded to exchange unstructured documentation for dental practices, Benton led efforts to expand the platform and apply the same technology to managing unstructured data for healthcare providers. The company was renamed Vyne in 2016 after acquiring The White Stone Group, a provider of secure healthcare communication management solutions.