Molly K. McCarthy MBA, RN-BC, is the National Director, US Provider Industry and Chief Nursing Officer in the Health and Life Sciences Sector for Microsoft. With over twenty-five years’ experience in the healthcare industry, Molly is passionate about uniting technology, clinicians and patients to improve care delivery, safety and outcomes.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University, and began her career as a nurse in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Units. Upon receiving her Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco, she combined her clinical and business backgrounds within the medical device and clinical informatics industry. Molly started in a product and market development role at Natus Medical, Inc, in Silicon Valley. She furthered her career in a business development roles for the Association for Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), where she was responsible for piloting a benchmark database that extracted data from hospital EHRs in order to provide business intelligence to hospital leadership. Prior to Microsoft, she worked with Philips Healthcare’s Patient Care and Clinical Informatics Divisions, where she orchestrated large enterprise system integrations of patient monitoring networks into hospital EMRs. At Microsoft, she oversees the strategy for the health system and provider market in the United States.