Board of Directors – Greg Forzley

Gregory Forzley, MD, FAAFP, FHIMSS

Physician Health Information Technology Consultant

Dr. Greg Forzley is a board-certified clinical informatics physician executive and family physician with significant expertise in clinical leadership, health information technology and health information exchange.  As a public policy advocate and active leader, he is dedicated to promoting health information exchange and improving health information technology efficiency and effectiveness to deliver consistent, high-quality patient-centered care, encourage patient engagement, support patient safety, and improve the health of the community.

Now retired from his role as VP CMIO Ambulatory & Population Health at Trinity Health, Dr. Forzley remains actively involved in health IT, serving on several boards and committees.  He is the current board chair of Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), Michigan’s largest health information exchange, represents GLHC on the board of the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), and serves as director and past chair on the MPRO Board of Directors.  He also remains actively involved in legislative and policy issues as a member of the HIMSS Public Policy Committee and Michigan State Medical Society Health Care Quality, Efficiency and Economics Committee.

From 2006 until 2015, Dr. Forzley represented doctors of medicine on the State of Michigan Health Information Technology Commission as commissioner and chair. He also served 12 years on the Board of Directors of the Michigan State Medical Society (4 years as board chair), and has been involved in regional quality activities in West Michigan in association with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Dr. Forzley holds his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine (Detroit, MI), specialty training in the Family Medicine Residency Program Grand Rapids, MI), and his informatics training through the Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine (Portland, OR).  His undergraduate degree is from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI).