Guest Speaker


Trish Lugtu, CPHIMS
Associate Director, Research

Trish Lugtu, CPHIMS

Trish Lugtu educates health care leaders on topics at the intersection of health information technology, patient safety and risk management. Since 2000, Trish has been with MMIC, the largest policyholder-owned medical liability insurance company in the Midwest, providing services for hospitals, physician practices, and LT-PACs. As the associate director of research, she leads patient safety initiatives which mine malpractice claims and other data to uncover stories to inform better practices.

Trish is certified in health information management systems, HIPAA, and computer programming. She holds degrees in visual communications and biology, and is an alumna from University of Minnesota where she began her career in a research lab. She stays current on industry through memberships with HIMSS, AMIA, AHIMA, and ASHRM.