Thomas R. Martin

Thomas R. Martin, PhD, MBA, is Director with HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT) supporting the organizations focus on mobile, wireless, and telehealth technologies. Dr. Martin also provides support for the Connected Health Community of HIMSS.

With more than 10 years of experience in healthcare, Dr. Martin joins HIMSS from the telecommunications and healthcare IT industries. He has lived and worked overseas in Australia, traveling extensively in Asia Pacific for business. Dr. Martin began his journey in healthcare working at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He has served as project lead for numerous IT implementations and mobile app developments.

Dr. Martin is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on the role of mHealth and the use of Cost Benefit Analysis in healthcare. He completed his dissertation titled Applications of Contingent Valuation and Conjoint Analysis in mHealth: Understanding the Willingness to Pay for Healthcare Smartphone Applications at the University of Delaware. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware. Dr. Martin’s research interests include the application of cost benefit analysis, comparative effectiveness, and other economic valuations within the healthcare setting. He holds academic appointments at Georgetown University and St. Joseph’s University.

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