Kristina RussellDirector of Unified CommunicationsMedStar Health

Kristina Russell is the current Director of Unified Communications at MedStar Health. MedStar Health is a healthcare system in the Maryland and Washington DC region that operates 10 hospitals, 150+ Physician Offices, a Medical Transportation division, as well as a Healthcare Insurance arm. At MedStar Kristina oversees all items under Unified Communications to include: VoIP Phone Systems (30,000+ phones), 7 Contact Centers, Hospital Pager Systems, Satellite Phones, Mobility, Nurse Call Communications and Video Conferencing, Collaboration and Audio-Visual. Kristina has been working in the healthcare IT field for 15+ years covering Electronic Medical Record Implementations, IT Project Management for Healthcare Construction, and most recently managing areas under Unified Communications. Kristina holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from University of Pittsburgh as well as pursing a Masters of Health Science Informatics from Johns Hopkins University.