Chris Grasso, MPH, serves as Fenway’s Associate Vice President for Health Informatics and Data Services and has nearly 20 years of experience working in the health, research and technology fields. She was instrumental in getting sexual orientation and gender identity questions programmed into Fenway’s EHR and directed the implementation of the SOGI collection at Fenway.
She has provided training to health care organizations and networks on how to implement the SOGI questions and analyze LGBTQ health outcomes. She has provided guidance, technical assistance and consultation on federal initiatives to streamline and improve data capture and reporting processes. Under Chris’s leadership, Fenway has been an early adopter of technology, implementing a patient portal in 2007 and a web-based electronic patient reported outcomes software in 2009.
She is proficient in a number of software packages and programming languages. She also oversees Fenway’s participation in 3 national data registry projects whose funding sources include NIH and PCORI. She has presented at national conferences and has co-authored numerous publications.