Health and Social Equity Director
Sharon Kim is a director of CHRT’s health and social equity programs. She leads CHRT’s growing work focused on health equity and the integration of clinical and social services through interventions powered by information and technology.
Before joining CHRT, Sharon served as a Health Care Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan supporting a portfolio of value-based programs including the Physician Group Incentive Program (PGIP) Health Information Exchange (HIE), Telehealth, Innovations, Palliative Care Initiatives and the Hospital and Skilled Nursing Facility Pay for Performance HIE programs.
Her work with Blue Cross and Olympia Medical LLC, an independent physician organization serving providers in underserved areas of Southeast Michigan, has made her a passionate advocate for supporting primary care driven team-based models of care and the roles of independent, advanced practice and safety net providers.
Sharon serves on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a global advisor, thought leader and member association committed to transforming the health ecosystem. She is also a member of the Patient and Caregiver Oncology Quality Council (POQC) supporting the goals of the Michigan Oncology Quality Consortium (MOQC).
Sharon has an MPA from Oakland University and a BA from the University of Michigan.
- Importance of community health workers in health care delivery. Presented October 13, 2022 to Mi Blue Perspectives.
- Using technology and care teams to improve maternal and infant health. Presented October 23, 2022 October 25, 2022 to NCQA 2022 Health Innovation Summit.