Greg Forzley

Dr. Greg Forzley is the Ambulatory Chief Medical Information Officer for Trinity Health.  He has been with the system office since fall 2012. In this role, he is responsible for leading the strategic focus on the ambulatory EHR and population health technology resources, in alignment with the Trinity Health strategic plan of People-Centered 2020. Prior to this, he was the CMIO at Saint Mary’s Health Care in Grand Rapids, MI.

Dr. Forzley is actively involved in health information exchange, serving on the board of Great Lakes Health Connect (formerly Michigan Health Connect) as vice chair.  He was also recently appointed to the MiHIN Board of Directors. Previously Dr. Forzley represented doctors of medicine on the State of Michigan Health Information Technology Commission as commissioner and chair from its inception until this past August.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of MPRO, a national leader in the healthcare quality improvement, and was board chair until June 2016.  In the past, he was also active in regional quality activities in West Michigan in association with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  He remains active in organized medicine, having served on the Board of Directors of the Michigan State Medical Society for 12 years, 4 of which he served as board chair.

A board-certified family physician with additional board certification in clinical informatics, Dr. Forzley has extensive healthcare experience in clinical medicine, managed care, healthcare policy, community-wide quality initiatives, and medical education as residency faculty.  Significant past publications include a co-authored article on Meaningful Use in the Journal of Health Information Management, January 2012, and a co-authored chapter on Informatics Implementation Success Factors in the reference book “Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician and HIT Pro Certifications”, published November 2012.

He received his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, his specialty training in Family Medicine in the Grand Rapids Family Medicine Residency Program based at Saint Mary’s Health Care in Grand Rapids, MI, and his informatics training through the Oregon Health and Science School of Medicine.  He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, which explains his interest in college football.  In addition, during his personal time he enjoys water activities and a variety of other hobbies.