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Mary Finlay, M.B.A.

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Mary Finlay is a lecturer in the Department of Health Policy & Management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and brings twenty-five years of industry experience into her teaching. She has also taught as a Professor of Practice at the Simmons School of Management. She previously directed multiple executive education programs including: Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Medical Centers, Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services and Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Healthcare. She consults with organizations in the area of IT organization, strategy and staff development.

Previously, she was the Deputy Chief Information Officer of Partners HealthCare System, Inc. and Chief Information Officer of Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Former roles include being the Chair of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, a faculty member for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executive (CHIME) CIO Boot camp, and an appointed member of the Governor's Information Technology Advisory Board.

She has been recognized with leadership awards from the Boston Business Journal, the Simmons School of Management, CIO, the New England Business and Technology Association, and Babson College's Center for Information Management Studies and YearUp.

She holds an MBA from the Simmons School of Management and a BA in Psychology from Allegheny College.

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  1. Glaser J, Finlay M, Bero C, Flammini S. Programmed for innovation. The Innovation Program at Partners HealthCare ignites creativity in the young and talented. Healthc Inform. 2006 Oct; 23(10):38, 40-1. PMID: 17076172.
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  2. Glaser JP, Finlay M. Nurturing IT credibility. Think of yourself as a seller of ideas. Healthc Inform. 2005 Feb; 22(2):81-2, 84. PMID: 15759777.
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  3. Finlay MC. CIOs don't just happen. It takes a professional development plan and some serious grooming to prepare your successor. Healthc Inform. 2003 Oct; 20(10):46-8. PMID: 14598456.
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