David Willis, M.D.

David Willis, M.D.

Chief Medical Information Officer
CommunityHealth IT, Inc., a 501(c)(6) at Kennedy Space Center

Member, OneFlorida+ Executive Committee

David C. Willis, M.D., is a board-certified family physician who has served as chief medical information officer (CMIO) for Munroe Regional Medical Center and chief medical officer for the Heart of Florida Federally Qualified Health Center, a NCQA Level-3 certified medical home with eight clinical locations offering the following services: pediatric and adult medicine and dental, maternity, and behavioral health. He continues his clinical practice in a direct primary care practice in Ocala, Florida.

Dr. Willis completed his undergraduate training in mathematics at Stetson University and obtained his medical doctorate at the University of South Florida. He completed his training at the Florida Hospital Family Practice Residency in Orlando in 2000, and then returned to Ocala to practice. Starting in 2005, he was instrumental in establishing Healthy Ocala, the community-based health information exchange.

For Dr. Willis’ depth and breadth of work in helping the nation’s rural health systems adopt health information technologies, Dr. Willis received a 2013 Critical Access and Rural Hospital Champion Award from the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator.

As CommunityHealth IT’s CMIO, Dr. Willis merges his clinical and technology expertise to assist medical providers and social service organizations with cybersecurity, community engagement research, and better uses of technology to improve community health.