Alexandra Mugge

Director, Health Informatics and Interoperability Group

Alexandra Mugge is the Director of the Health Informatics and Interoperability Group (HIIG), and serves as the Chief Health Informatics Officer for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), where she and her team have led the Agency’s interoperability and health IT efforts since 2018. HIIG’s mission is to “promote the secure exchange, access, and use of electronic health information to support better informed decision making and a more efficient healthcare system.”

Before leading CMS’ interoperability efforts in her current role, Alex served as the Deputy Director of the Division of Health IT in the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ), where she and her team lead the overhaul of the Meaningful Use Programs to create the Promoting Interoperability initiatives. Alex has broad experience health care policy, and in evaluating health care initiatives and programs to promote better access to health information and support value-based care.

Alex earned her Masters of Public Health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University where she specialized in Public Health Policy.