Heather Seftel-Kirk

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A writer for more than a decade, Heather helps hone the voice of FedHealthIT, helping to shape the information we share, working with collaborators and stakeholders to ensure they are delivering the message they intend and that it is the information our readers want to hear. A firm believer that every person has a story to tell and that every story is worth sharing, if told right, she also believes the written word carries power – to inform, to educate, and also to bring people together.

The Impact of Zero Trust EO and the Unique Challenges to...

In this interview, CGI Vice President, Management Consulting Paresh Patel explains how adoption of zero trust architecture at Federal agencies protects Healthcare data from...

The Missing Link – Solving patient privacy protection and data linkage...

By David Dastvar and Andrew Goldberg  This article describes a central challenge in creating the National Public Health Data System (NPHDS) and provides recommendations to...

Q&A with Kevin Seeley: Innovation, Responsiveness, and Increased Agility is Needed...

Kevin Seeley, former deputy CIO at DHA, recently shifted from a hands-on Military career to GDIT as Vice President of Strategic Programs, Military Health....

Advice for Industry on Managing the Impact of COVID on the...

By Gregory S. Smith The role of the CIO/CTO will change forever as a result of the recent impacts associated with the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic....

In Memoriam: Ann Kenny

Ann Kenny, MPH, BSN, RN, Certified Facilitator and Chief Growth Officer, HMS LLC - an icon in the Federal Healthcare community passed away, on...

Using ITIL 4 to Grow Federal Health Organizations

In an increasingly fast-paced and complex digital world, organizations are embracing ITIL 4 as the reference framework to accomplish change as technology advancements give...

Celebrate and Connect with Women Making an Impact

This podcast is based on an event dated March 15, 2022. If you missed this event, be sure and check out our list of...

Change Agent Awardees – Leaders disrupting the Federal landscape

Nominated by their peers, the G2X Change Agent Award recognizes Federal IT and Consulting leaders from industry and Government who are working every day...

Realizing the Potential of Federal IT Modernization

With high IT modernization project failure rates, the risks of “getting it wrong” are significant. In this interview, Kyle Tuberson, Public Sector CTO for...

Program Awardees: Disruptive Tech Summit – Change Agents Shifting the Landscape

From AI and IoT to RPA and APIs and the focus on SECURITY in DevSecOps, emerging technology solutions, products and processes offer opportunities to support the Federal mission and modernization mandate...