Carrie Paykoc is the director of Colorado's Office of eHealth Innovation after serving as its interim leader, the Governor's Office said Tuesday afternoon.
Paykoc previously was the state health IT coordinator.
“Carrie has been a terrific leader for the Office of eHealth Innovation, and we are excited to make it official,” Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera said in a statement. “Health information technology and innovative digital strategies are key to lowering health care costs. The work done by the Office of eHealth Innovation is critical in our efforts to make health care more affordable for Coloradans.”
The Governor's Office said in a press release that Paykoc was "instrumental in developing and implementing Colorado’s Health IT Roadmap, securing funding and providing strategic planning for the state."
Paycok has more than 15 years' experience in health care experience for not-for-profit and private organizations. She has a Master's in Business Administration in health administration, a master's degree in managing organizations with an emphasis in sustainability.
She also has a master's of science degree from the University of Colorado at Denver.