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Michael Marron-Stearns - MD, CPC, CFPC

Michael Marron-Stearns, CPC, CFPC, MD, is a physician informaticist, certified professional coder (CPC), certified family practice coder (CFPC), health information technology (HIT) and compliance professional. Dr. Marron-Stearns is the CEO and Founder of Apollo HIT, LLC, a company that provides clinical informatics, EHR best practices, and compliance consulting services to healthcare organizations and the HIT industry. He is a dual fellowship trained former assistant professor of neurology. During this time, he designed a computerized training platform for neurology residents and received several teaching awards. Over the past twenty years he has been actively involved with the design and implementation of SNOMED CT, the National Library of Medicine’s UMLS and PubMed terminology and terminology services, the National Cancer Institute’s Thesaurus, multiple EHR platforms, and a variety of related health information technology software applications. He has developed thousands of clinical templates and similar content and has provided support for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs), clinical decision support (CDS), practice transformations, physician education, compliance programs, and revenue optimization programs.

Dr. Marron-Stearns served as the International Director of SNOMED International, where he played a central role in the design and development of SNOMED CT. He is also a cofounder and lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin Health Information Technology Certificate Program, a nationally recognized model for HIT workforce development. Dr. Marron-Stearns has been invited to testify in Washington, D.C. before federal sponsored HIT policy and standards organizations on 5 separate occasions. He is also an accomplished author and lecturer on a range of health care quality, health information technology, coding/compliance and Quality Payment Program topics. Dr. Marron-Stearns has authored a series of articles on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) for a peer-reviewed publication and provides specialty specific workshops, webinars and guidance for practices on MACRA and related activities. He can be contacted at