Michael Mirro, MD, FACC, FACP, is a Senior Healthcare Advisor with Aledo Consulting. He has been a practicing cardiologist with Fort Wayne Cardiology for almost three decades specializing in the fields of cardiac electrophysiology and clinical research. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Mirro has been a leader on a national level in the field of cardiology and as an advocate for reimbursement of cardiac technologies, having served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) from 2003 to 2009 and having served as the Co-Chair of the ACC Advocacy Committee from 2002 to 2004. The Advocacy Committee is the interface between the ACC and private and governmental payors regarding reimbursement of cardiac technologies. Dr. Mirro is also a national thought leader in the area of Health Information Technology (HIT) and has served as the Chair of the ACC HIT Committee from 2007 to the present. He is a member of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, serving as Co-chair of the Cardiovascular Work Group and the Advanced Quality Workgroup.