Cheri Pope is the Manager of Urgent Care Operations with a local medical group in Southern California. Ms. Pope has over 20 years of health care management and health care informatics experience. Ms. Pope received her MHA and MBA from the University of Phoenix in San Diego, California.
She began her informatics journey in 1995 while stationed at the US Navy Amphibious Base Coronado Medical Clinic, when the Navy implemented an early version of the Electronic Health Record (EHR). In 1996 Ms. Pope transitioned to her current employer where she initially worked with a White Board – electronic tracking program. Ms. Pope has assisted with the development and testing of computer programs, built content, and has collaborated with analysts, trainers, and healthcare teams to integrate a patient tracking board into the EHR.