Dr. Charlotte Hovet is a physician executive within Dell Healthcare & Life Sciences with extensive experience in medical management leadership and medical staff governance. In her current role, Dr. Hovet partners with health system customers to implement and optimize clinical information systems to support excellence in patient care. With a focus on physician engagement, she provides an experienced clinician peer perspective, informatics knowledge, skill and physician alignment strategies that drive change in a complex medical environment. Dr. Hovet provides customer education on physician adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR), leading project teams in the development of enterprise governance, knowledge management and change management solutions. Prior to joining Dell, Dr. Hovet served as a senior medical director for a mid-west integrated delivery system, successfully integrating the departments of quality management, utilization management, case management and social work into a care management division. Dr. Hovet has demonstrated strengths in driving patient safety and quality initiatives, which resulted in improved measurable healthcare outcomes. Throughout her many experiences in leading physicians through change, Dr. Hovet has promoted a vision of patient-centered care, evidenced-based practice and a culture of organizational excellence. Dr. Hovet has a strong record of clinical credibility, having practiced as a board-certified family physician for twenty years. Dr. Hovet received a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and a Masters in Medical Management from Tulane University. She completed her family practice residency at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. She received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Colorado. Dr. Hovet is board-certified as a Physician Executive with the Certifying Commission in Medical Management. She is also a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Physician Executives, American Academy of Family Practice, American College of Medical Quality and the American Medical Informatics Association.