Mark Segal, PhD, is Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs for GE Healthcare IT. Working closely with GE Healthcare’s Washington Office and Standards Team, he directs participation in various government and industry groups, helps define and drive advocacy agendas, and coordinates responses to regulations and legislation. He is also immediate past Vice Chair and current Executive Committee member of the HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association (EHRA) and Chair of the HIMSS Government Relations Roundtable.
Before taking this role, Segal was a Senior Manager for Global Strategy at GE Healthcare IT. Prior to joining GE Healthcare in 2006, he spent over 20 years in healthcare, most recently as Vice President at both Medical Present Value, Inc. and the American Medical Association, focusing on public policy, advocacy and product management. He has spoken and published on a variety of healthcare topics. He was the first chair of the National Uniform Claim Committee and a member of the WEDI Board. He has a BA in political science from the University of Rochester and a PhD in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.