The Vantage Point Series
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Roberta Levy Schwartz, PhD, FACHE
Roberta L. Schwartz is the executive vice president and chief innovation officer of Houston Methodist Hospital, one of the Texas Medical Center’s founding institutions. She is responsible for overseeing all operations at the 946-bed hospital, which has been named by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 hospital in Texas for 10 straight years and has also been named to the publication’s prestigious “Honor Roll” of America’s best 20 hospitals five times. In her role as chief innovation officer, Roberta is responsible for advancing and expanding Houston Methodist’s digital innovation platforms, including telemedicine, artificial intelligence and big data.
Prior to joining Houston Methodist, Roberta worked as director of business development for Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York as a consultant and project manager for several academic medical centers for APM/Computer Sciences Corporation and for CMS (HCFA).
Roberta earned a master’s in health science from Johns Hopkins University and an honors undergraduate degree from Barnard College at Columbia University. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Texas School of Public Health. Roberta has been recognized nationally for her professional and non-profit work. She was most recently recognized by Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women Leaders as one of its 10 Women to Watch. Roberta is also involved in many non-profit organizations such as Lifegift OPO, Robert M Beren Academy and the UOS Synagogue, Young Survival Coalition and many breast cancer organizations.
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