Member of:

  • U.S. Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI), Co-Chair
  • Health IT Advisory Committee, Member

Christina Caraballo, MBA

Director of Healthcare Transformation
Get Real Health

Christina lives her passion for health advocacy through her work every day. At Get Real Health, Christina specializes in government strategy, serves as the company’s resident expert and liaison to the health IT industry, and consults with clients on how to best meet regulatory requirements. Her critical thinking and problem solving skills combined with a deep understanding of the industry give Ms. Caraballo the unique ability to identify trends and initiatives and translate their impact, making her an integral part of the business development, marketing and product strategy teams.

Ms. Caraballo is active in initiatives that strive to increase the adoption of health IT, interoperability, access to health information and patient engagement. For example, she serves as Chair of the HIMSS Connected Health Committee, the National Association for Trusted Exchange’s Board of Directors, and was a member of the Federal Advisory Committee's 2017 Interoperability Standards Advisory Task Force. Christina was appointed to the Health IT Advisory Committee (HITAC) by the Government Accountability Office and to the Maryland-D.C. District Export Council (DEC) by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Additionally, Christina was one of seven inaugural recipients of the HIMSS 2016 Most Influential Women in HIT Award.

Ms. Caraballo brings a deep knowledge of healthcare legislation, advocacy and government relations to her post. Prior to joining Get Real Health, she served as Vice President of Government Relations at Capitol Solutions Group in Washington, D.C. She also served as the Director of Health Policy and Advocacy for the Alliance for Patient Advocacy, a national, non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of patients who rely on specialty therapies and Operations Manager for The Alliance for BioTherapeutics.

Ms. Caraballo holds a Bachelor’s in Communications from Penn State, a MBA with a focus in Health Management and Leadership from George Washington University, and an ONC Graduate Certificate in HIT from George Washington University.