Meredith Johnson

Chief Operating Officer, Community Health Center, Inc.

Meredith Johnson is the Chief Operating Officer of Community Health Center, Inc. In this role, Meredith directs the overall, system-wide, day-to-day clinical delivery and support functions, leads cross-functional strategic initiatives, and participates in planning for long term growth and stability. Meredith has experience in Fortune 500 companies, small business start-ups, and healthcare operations. She worked for Principal Financial Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and Allina Health before being selected as Yale New Haven Health’s Administrative Fellow for 2012-2014. Post fellowship, she was named Program Manager and launched the nation’s first Epic Tele-ICU program. Most recently she served as Yale New Haven Health’s inaugural Director of Telehealth where she authored the System’s $24 million telehealth business plan. She graduated from Wartburg College summa cum laude with a degree in Business Administration. She completed subsequent master’s programs in Business Administration (Iowa State University) and Health Administration (the University of Iowa). She is trained as a Practical Process Facilitator and achieved her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.