FEDHEALTHIT 100 2019 LOGO

MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2019


Ballroom and Atrium: National Association of Home Builders Building

1201 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005

The FedHealthIT100 honors those individuals recognized for driving change and advancement in the Federal Health Information Technology 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. 

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2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

Richard A. Stone

Richard A. Stone, M.D.

Executive In Charge, Veterans Health Administration

Karen Guice

Karen S. Guice, M.D.

Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer, EY

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Keynote Panelists

with keynote address delivered by james gfrerer

José Arrieta

José Arrieta

Chief Information Officer,
Department of Health and Human Services (Confirmed)

Caryl Bryzmialkiewicz

Caryl N. Bryzmialkiewicz, Ph.D.

Assistant Inspector General and Chief Data Officer of the Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (Confirmed)

Barclay Butler

Barclay Butler, Ph.D.

Component Acquisition Executive and Head of Contracting Actions, Defense Health Agency
(Confirmed)

Suzi Connor

Suzi Connor

Chief Information Officer, 
Centers for Disease Control
(Awaiting Final Confirmation)

Vid Desai

Vid Desai

Chief Technology Officer, 
Food and Drug Administration
(Confirmed)

Neil Evans

Neil Evans, M.D.

Chief Officer, Connected Care, 
Veterans Health Administration
(Confirmed)

James Gferer

James Gfrerer

Assistant Secretary for Information & Technology and Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs (Confirmed)

Kate Goodrich

Kate Goodrich, M.D.

Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality and Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
(Confirmed)

Bill James

Bill James

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Dev/Ops,
Office of Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs (Confirmed)

Holly Reedy Joers

Holly Joers

Deputy Program Executive Officer, Defense Health Management Systems, Defense Health Agency (Confirmed)

John Short

John short

Chief Technology Officer, Electronic Health Records Modernization, Department of Veterans Affairs (Confirmed)


Agenda

Welcome

Disruptive Technologies Shifting the Landscape in 2020

Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation: Richard A. Stone, MD, Executive In Charge, Veterans Health Administration

The Year Ahead: Initiatives and Programs Driving Federal Health IT in 2020

Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation: Karen S. Guice, MD, Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer, EY

FedHealthIT 100 Awards

Networking Reception and Holiday Celebration


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networking reception sponsors

American Well
Grant Thornton

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bronze sponsors

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​the 2020 fedhealthit100 winners

​Michael Akinyele

VA Chief Innovation Officer, VA Innovation Center (VIC), Department of Veterans Affairs 

​Kirthi Anantharam

VP, Corporate Strategy and Growth, Customer Value Partners (CVP)

​Gil Alterovitz, Ph.D.

Director, Artificial Intelligence, Department of Veterans Affairs 

José Arrieta

Chief Information Officer,
Department of Health and Human Services 

​Milad Bahrami

Vice President, HHS Business Area, GDIT 

Jamie Baker

Senior Manager, Federal Civilian, Amazon Web Services  

Young Bang

Chief Growth Officer, Atlas Research

​​Laura Bennett

Director, Business Development, HHS, ManTech

Scott Blackburn

Partner, McKinsey and Company

​Horace Blackman

Vice President, Government, Cognizant 

Kenneth P. Bonner

President, Unissant  

​​​Julie Boughn

Director, Data and Systems Group, Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

​Douglas Burke

President and Co-Founder, Cognitive Medical Systems, Inc.

​​Barclay Butler, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Healthcare Administration, Defense Health Agency, Department of Defense

​Nadeem Butler

President and CEO, Technatomy Corporation 

​Mark Byers

President, DSS, Inc. 

​​​​Sara Byrd

Principal, Byrd Strategies

​​Diana Ceban

Vice President Health, Civilian Markets Group, SAIC

​​​Suzanne Charleston

Senior Director Federal Healthcare and Beneficiary Markets, Neustar, Inc.

​​Suzi Connor

Chief Information Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

​Alan Constantian

Deputy Chief Information Officer for Account Management, Office of Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs

​Jason Cullum

Associate Partner, Global Business Services, IBM

​​Dominic Cussatt

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs

​​​​Fred Deese

President and CEO, Visual Connections

​​​Tom Dowd

Principal, Government Health and Social Services, KPMG

​​Jothi Dugar

Chief Information Security Officer, Center for Information Technology, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health

John Enggren

Director, Division of Grants, Grants.gov Program Office, Department of Health and Human Services

​Neil Evans, MD

Chief Officer, Office of Connected Care, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

Mike Farahbakhshian

Associate Vice President, Healthcare Business Development, By Light

​​​​Melissa Fannin

Senior Vice President, Federal Business Development, CNSI

Pat Flanders

Chief Information Officer, Deputy Assistant Director Information Operations, Defense Health Agency

​​​Kathleen Frisbee, MPH, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Connected Health, Office of Connected Care, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

​Kevin Galpin, MD

Executive Director, Telehealth Services, Office of Connected Care, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

​Greg Gershman

Chief Executive Officer/Co-Founder, Ad Hoc

James Gfrerer

Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology, Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs

JR Glass

Vice President, Business Development, GDIT

Kate Goodrich, MD, MHS

Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality and Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

​Joe Grace Jr.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Grace and Associates

Dawn Halfaker

Chief Executive Officer, Halfaker and Associates, LLC

Hilmar Hamann, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Business Informatics, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration

Theresa Hancock

Director, My HealtheVet, Office of Connected Care, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

​Shawn Hardenbrook

Director, Web and Mobile Solutions, Office of Connected Care, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

​Kirk Hendler

Vice President, Business Development, Government Solutions, DoD, Philips Government Solutions

Leonie Heyworth, MD

Director, Synchronous Telehealth, VHA Office of Connected Care, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

​Allison Hickey

CEO/President, All in Solutions, Managing Partners, All in VETS

George Hou

Managing Director and National Account Manager, Department of Veterans Affairs, InterSystems

Sean Hughes

Head of Design Consulting, Philips Healthcare

​Dwight Hunt

President and CEO, B3 Group

Colonel Christopher Ivany, MD

Chief Innovation Group, Defense Health Agency

​​Jeneen Iwugo

Deputy Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Bill James

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Development and Operations, Office of Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs

​Robin Kaiser

President and Chief Executive Officer, SoftDev, Inc.

​​Kavita Kalatur

Chief Executive Officer, NetImpact Strategies

Y. Michele Kang

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cognosante

​Dan Levenson

Chief Strategy Officer, Agile Six, President, Digital Services Coalition

Jennifer Main

Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Brian Moran

Chief Executive Officer, GovernmentCIO

Ricci Mulligan

Director, Public Health Sector, Grant Thornton

Seong K. Mun, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, OSEHRA

David "Drew" Myklegard

Executive Director, Demand Management Division, Office of Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs

April Nadeau

Senior Vice President, Navy, Marine Corps and Health IT, Sentar, Inc.

Kamal Narang

Vice President and General Manager, Federal Health Sector, GDIT

Thomas Naughton

President, U.S. Federal Citizen Services, MAXIMUS

​Andrea Norris

Director, Center for Information technology and Chief Information Officer, National Institutes of Health

Todd Pantezzi

Vice President, Federal Health Business Development, Perspecta

Daniel Pollock, MD

Surveillance Branch Chief, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Camala Price

Chief of Staff, DoD/VA Interagency Program Office

Matthew Quinn

Senior Health Advisor for Health Information Technology, Health Resources and Services Administration

​Timonthy Rapp

Vice President Information and Education Technology and Chief Information Officer, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Defense

Monica Rosser

Chief Growth Officer, Favor TechConsulting, LLC (FTC)

Letitia Royal

Vice President, Civilian Health IT, Cognosante

Shannon Sartin

Former, Executive Director United States Digital Service, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Steve G. Schliesman

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Military and Veteran Health, Cognosante

Ido Schoenberg, MD

Chief Executive Officer, American Well Corporation

​Jonathan Scholl

President, Leidos Health

Colonel Lance Scott

Program Manager, Defense Medical Information Exchange (DMIX), Defense Health Agency

Colonel Kevin Seely

Deputy CIO and Director, Health IT (J-6), Defense Health Agency

Jay Shah

Chief Operating Officer, Octo Consulting

Jeff Shilling

Chief Information Officer and Chief of IT, National Cancer Institute

John Short

Chief Technology Officer, Electronic Health Records Modernization, Department of Veterans Affairs

Ed Simcox

Chief Technology Officer, Immediate Office  of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services

Mona Siddiqui

Chief Data Officer, Office of the CTO, Immediate Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services

Karthik Srinivasan

Chief Operating Officer, Indrasoft, Inc.

Jim St. Clair

Chief Technology Officer, The Dinocrates Group

Corey Stevenson

Principal, CorSte Consulting, LLC

Edward Syms

Chief Executive Officer/President, Syms Strategic Group

Paul Tibbits, MD

Executive Director, Office of Technical Integration, Office of Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs

Dr. Lauren Thompson, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Interagency Program Office, DoD/VA

Alastair Thomson

Chief Information Officer, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health 

​​William Tinston

Program Executive Officer, Defense Healthcare Management Systems, Department of Defense

Jim Traficant

Managing Director, Federal Health, Accenture Federal Services

Stacy Tselekis

Principal, Grant Thornton

Frank Tucker

Chief Executive Officer, MicroHealth

​Rajiv Uppal

Chief Information Officer and Director of the Office of Information Technology, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Mike Vogel

Senior Client Executive, VA, Perspecta

Kathryn Wetherby

Deputy Director, Marketplace IT Group, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

John Windom III

Executive Director for Electronic Health Records Modernization, Department of Veterans Affairs

Gina Wolery

Chief Operating Officer, Index Analytics 

Charles Worthington

Acting Chief Technology Officer, Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs

Andrea Wright

Vice President Business Development, Emagine IT, Inc.


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