Introducing the 2018 FedHealthIT100
The FedHealthIT100 honors those individuals recognized for driving change and advancement in the Federal Health Information Technology and Consulting Market. Nominated and chosen by their peers, some common themes among those who were selected include the desire and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom, to go above and beyond, to drive innovation, and to give back to the larger Federal Health IT and Consulting community.
John Windom III, CAPT (Ret)
Executive Director, Electronic Health Record Modernization, VHA, VA
Capt. Windom brings valuable perspective and proven experience providing executive leadership and direction for operationalizing EHR priorities across the enterprise.
Chief Executive Officer, OptumServe™
Director, Office of Business Informatics, CDER, FDA, HHS
President, NetImpact Strategies
Associate Vice President, Health Care Business Development, By Light
Chief of Data Platforms and Services, Chief Information Officer, DHA
Managing Director, Federal Health, Accenture Federal Services
Vice President, Cerner
Waltman brings invaluable insight and understanding from his time at VA that will help as the Agency works to implement effective solutions for service members and Veterans.
Chief Information Officer, National Library of Medicine, NIH, HHS
Director, Government Health Solutions, LexisNexis
Grants.gov Program Manager, HHS
Senior Vice President, Leidos
Chief Executive Officer, Intelligent Waves
Digital Service Contracting Advisor & Contracting Officer, Office of Acquisition and Grants Management, CMS, HHS
Dan Levenson has been a critical advocate in bringing forward fresh perspectives and processes on building complex software for CMS.
Kim Nazi, PhD
Management Analyst, Veterans and Consumers Health Informatics Office, Office of Connected Care, VHA, VA
Dr. Seong K. Mun
President and Chief Executive Officer, OSEHRA
Small Business Specialist, CMS, HHS
COL Kevin Seeley
Acting CIO & Director, Health IT (J-6) Directorate, DHA
Dr. Michael Kelley
National Program Director for Oncology, VA
CIO and Acting Director, Office of Information Technology, CMS, HHS
Chief Information Officer, NIH, HHS
Andrea Norris continues to implement the types of innovative solutions and approaches that create real efficiencies across the NIH enterprise.
Chief Executive Officer, Technatomy Corporation
Chief Technology Officer, Electronic Health Records Modernization Department, VA
Program Manager, Defense Medical Information Exchange (DMIX), DHA
Director, SAIC and Immediate Past President, HIMSS-NCA
Owner and CEO, Halfaker and Associates
Dawn Halfaker is a staunch advocate for Veterans and Wounded Warriors, serving as a leader for numerous civic, cultural, and business organizations.
Vice President, Business Development, Intelligent Waves LLC
CMS Delivery and Growth Executive, IBM
Chief Information Officer, FDA, HHS
Senior Vice President, Favor TechConsulting, LLC (FTC)
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Civilian Health IT, Cognosante
After a 17-year career at CMS, Stevenson is a valuable partner in support of the CMS mission to ensure Healthcare coverage and quality care for beneficiaries.
COL Dan Kral
Director, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, DHA
Director, CMS Programs, Customer Value Partners (CVP)
Executive Vice President, LongView International Technology Solutions
Dr. Barclay Butler
Component Acquisition Executive, DHA
James Peake, MD, LTG (Ret)
Senior Vice President, CGI Federal
Deputy Chief Health Technology Officer, VA
Deputy CIO and Deputy Director for Operations, Office of Information Technology, CMS, HHS
Dr. Neil C. Evans
Chief Officer - Connected Care, VHA. VA
A creative, collaborative champion for Veterans and VA care teams, Dr. Evans is a Health IT enthusiast, innovator, and national VA leader..
Director, Healthcare Solutions, Ventech Solutions and President, HIMSS NCA
Dr. Paul Tibbits
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Architecture, Strategy, and Design, VA
Chief Information Officer, HHS
Executive Director, VA Center for Innovation, VA
Manager of Business Development Operations, AMERICAN SYSTEMS
Dr. Lauren C. Thompson
Director, DoD/VA Interagency Program Office
Dr. Thompson is a tireless advocate, leader and contributor for Federal efforts to identify and implement national health data standards for interoperability.
Managing Director and National Account Manager for VA, InterSystems
Executive Director, Connected Health, Office of Connected Care, VHA, VA
Dr. Aaron J. Drew
Chief Architect, Financial Business Transformation Special Program Office, EPMO, Office of Information & Technology, VA
Vice President, Home Healthcare Monitoring & Population Health Management, Philips
Executive Vice President, Octo Consulting Group
Chief Information Officer, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, HHS
Enterprise Account Executive, Department of Health and Human Services, Pegasystems
With experience across HHS, to include within NIH and FDA, Milad Bahrami has challenged the conventional wisdom in supporting the modernization of HHS.
COL Rich Wilson
Chief, Solution Delivery Division, Health IT Directorate, DHA
Vice President, Client Executive, CACI
Director, Acquisition and Grants Group, CMS, HHS
Pragmatic Champion for Transformation in Health Care, Audacious Inquiry
... A former CMS executive, Ms. Boughn has a track record and proven commitment to modernizing enterprise Health IT and systems, and improving care coordination, Healthcare delivery, and population health nationwide.
Chief Executive Officer, Visual Connections, LLC
LTC Hassan Zahwa
MHS GENESIS Capability Manager, DoD
Senior Director, Defense Health, Leidos
Deputy Director, Information Systems Group, CMS, HHS
Dr. Ashwini Zenooz
Chief Medical Officer, Electronic Health Records Modernization System, VA
Dr. Zenooz has already proven to be an exceptional leader and contributor as an executive overseeing business transformation and change management efforts for the EHRM Program Office.
Director, AHRQ, HHS
Manager, Amazon Web Services, and Health IT Day Chairperson, AFCEA Bethesda Chapter
Chief Technology Officer, HHS
Chief Operating Officer, Planned Systems International
Program Manager, Care & Benefits Integrated Systems PMO, DHA
President and CEO, Grace and Associates
Joe Grace is a natural leader who understands the value of bringing the community together and in driving conversation that results in change.
Division President, Federal Health, ASRC Federal
Executive Director, Office of IT Infrastructure & Operations AND as Acting Exec Director, Office of Enterprise Application Development, HHS
Interim Chief Information Officer and Executive in Charge for the Office of Information & Technology, VA
Blackburn helped conceive, design, launch, manage, and lead VA’s ambitious journey to be a world-class service provider and the No. 1 rated customer service Agency.
President and Cofounder, Cognitive Medical Systems, Inc.
Director, MyHealtheVet, Office of Connected Care, VHA, VA
Director, Data and Analytics Strategy Group, CMS, HHS
Civilian Health Business Development Executive
Founder and CEO, Cognosante
Principal Deputy National Coordinator for HIT, ONC, HHS
Leading us towards an interoperable learning health system, Morris played an instrumental role in the development of a Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap.
Strategic Accounts Development Executive, Kforce Government Solutions (KGS)
Vice President, Leader PS Eminence Academy, IBM
Dr. Frank Tucker
Chief Executive Officer, MicroHealth, LLC
With more than two decades experience delivering Healthcare IT solutions across MHS, Frank Tucker serves as a mentor and educator to many in the community.
Ron Moody, MD
Director, Clinical Systems Development, Accenture Federal Services
Program Executive Officer, Defense Healthcare Management Systems, DoD
Chief Information Officer, HRSA, HHS
President of Health and Logistics Services, DLH Corporation
Senior Project Manager, HMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Senior Vice President and HHS Account Executive, ICF International
President, Health Division, MAXIMUS Federal Services
DHA J-5 Clinical Requirements Chief, DHA
Vice President, Sentar Inc
An active member in the Defense Health community, April Nadeau has been leading and advocating for small business for 10 years.
Information Manager for Legacy Clinical Systems, Strategy, Plans, and Functional Integration (J5) Directorate, Information Management Division, DHA
Senior BD Executive, LexisNexis and President, NCMA Woodlawn Chapter
Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
Dr. Jonathan Nebeker
Deputy Chief Medical Informatics Officer, VA
Vice President, Federal Health IT, Emagine IT, Inc.
Andrea Wright remains a rising star in our community, serving as a connector, leader and all-around champion for good Federal Health IT.
Chief Information Officer, CDC, HHS
Executive Vice President, Federal Growth, Unissant
Executive Director, Telehealth Services, Office of Connected Care, VHA, VA
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono
Deputy Chief Information Officer and Director, Office of Technology & Delivery, FDA, HHS
An accomplished leader with over 22 years experience, Wintermute’s dedicated focus on customer service and industry outreach has played a large role in FDA’s success.
Director, Federal Health Architecture, HHS
Director, MarketPlace IT Group, CMS, HHS