Pamela L. Lane, MS, RHIA, CPHIMS is the current Deputy Secretary, Health Information Exchange for California Health and Human Service Agency. She is responsible for development of California’s trust environment to enable electronic care data availability for Californians, whenever and wherever care is needed. She was previously, Vice President, Health Informatics for the California Hospital Association. She has over two decades of experience in health information management and hospital operations – leading system selection teams and redesigning workflow processes to optimize best practice experiences in revenue cycle and health information management. She is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served as both a care provider (hospital corpsman) and a commissioned Line Officer. Pam remains active in issues specific to veterans’ health and military family support.