Executive Director of the Center for Health Information and Analysis
Ray Campbell began his term as Executive Director of the Center for Health Information and Analysis on August 1, 2016. He is an attorney with extensive, multi-disciplinary experience working in senior positions with public-sector and non-profit organizations on issues at the intersection of law, technology, public policy, and strategy. Prior to joining CHIA, Ray served as the Acting Executive Director of the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission, the agency that provides life, health, disability and dental and vision services to the Commonwealth’s employees, retirees, and their dependents. From 2005 through 2012, Ray was the Executive Director and CEO of the Massachusetts Health Data Consortium (MHDC), a multi-stakeholder non-profit comprised of virtually every organization in Massachusetts active in using health IT and health data to improve healthcare. While at MHDC he was involved in a wide range of public and private initiatives, both locally and nationally, relating to health IT, health information exchange, health data, administrative simplification, and payment reform. Ray also served for seven years on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts e-Health Collaborative, three of them as chair, and for seven years on the Board of Directors of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN) and its predecessor MA-SHARE. Ray’s public sector experience includes serving as the Executive Director and CEO of the Massachusetts Corporation for Educational Telecommunications, as the General Counsel of the Massachusetts Information Technology Division, and as an attorney and Director of Special Projects at the Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance. Over the years Ray has served on numerous public and private boards, committees, and workgroups. In May 2013, Ray was appointed to be a Commissioner on the state’s Group Insurance Commission. He has an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government, a JD from Suffolk University Law School, and a BA from Bates College..