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Involta Healthcare Advisory Board

Involta Healthcare Advisory Board (IHAB)

Involta’s healthcare mission remains constant - to establish itself as a hybrid IT healthcare leader, drive innovation and continue to grow its healthcare market. We believe that Involta’s infrastructure and hybrid technology can be easily adapted and widely used by the healthcare industry. The Involta Healthcare Advisory Board is designed to help validate this vision and further identify IT needs and further business innovation in the industry.

The Involta Healthcare Advisory Board convenes annually and consists of top healthcare executive board members and honored guests from across the United States who gather together to discuss current information technology industry trends. Involta’s healthcare mission and vision will continue to be strengthened by the insight of the Healthcare Advisory Board. Some of the top collaborative discussions include the following topics:

  • Current IT Healthcare Industry Trends
  • Healthcare Security Requirements and Cybersecurity
  • Adoption of Cloud Technology and Future Growth
  • New Healthcare Industry Leaders in Innovation and Services
  • Healthcare IT Compliance, Government Requirements and Mandates
  • Healthcare Infrastructure Assessments, Consulting and Business Strategy

Involta asks its members and honored guests to act as strategic advisors for key Involta healthcare initiatives and provide insight to the company’s overall direction. Drawing upon the group’s knowledge, expertise, substantial business experience and insight into the ever-changing healthcare industry is critical to Involta’s vision. Involta looks forward to the continued partnership and comradery among our board members and honored guests in years to come.

Involta Healthcare Advisory Board Members

Tanya Arthur

Tanya Arthur

Chief Information Officer

Summa Healthcare – Akron, OH

Tanya Arthur is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Summa Health System. Prior to joining the organization, Arthur served in a number of senior leadership roles at Catholic Health Initiatives in Colorado, where she was responsible for information technology, strategic planning and operations management. At Summa, she provides leadership for IT infrastructure, administrative systems, project management, IT security, customer service, imaging informatics, telecommunications, ambulatory systems, clinical systems and analytics infrastructure. In her previous career, Arthur served in IT leadership roles at the healthcare consultancy Arthur & Adams, as well as Physicians Mutual Insurance Company, Jefferson Pilot Financial and University of Nebraska Medical Center. Arthur holds a Master of Science in computer information systems from Bellevue University in Bellevue, Nebraska and a Bachelor Science in biology from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Stephen S. Boochever

Stephen S. Boochever

President

SSB Advisory Services, LLC – Estero, Florida

Steve Boochever launched SSB Advisory Services in July 2014 to provide advice to healthcare organizations and emerging technology companies on revenue diversification, growth strategies and strategic investments. Boochever is a strategic advisor to leading health systems, payers and national ancillary service providers. His services focus on mergers and acquisitions, industry partnerships, information technology transactions, innovative investments, and payer/provider contracts and value-based partnership models. Boochever also serves on the Board of Directors of Carebox Healthcare Solutions (clinical trial matching and consumer data aggregation) and Catapult Health (employee wellness). For the previous six years, Boochever served as Executive Vice President of the University of Pittsburg Medical Center’s (UPMC) International and Commercial Services Division. In that role, he had responsibility for UPMC’s business and technology development activities, including formation of new companies, co-development partnerships and strategic investments. Prior to working at UPMC, Boochever was a partner at a number of national law firms, advising payers and providers on a wide range of corporate, business and contractual matters.

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Dan Drawbaugh

Chief Executive Officer

Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute - Vail, Colorado

Dan Drawbaugh is Chief Executive Officer of The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. As CEO, Drawbaugh presides over a strong team of talented physicians, researchers, scientists, administrators, board members and partners that compose The Steadman Clinic (TSC) and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute (SPRI). Under Drawbaugh’s leadership, TSC and SPRI have embarked on a strategic growth initiative. This initiative is leveraging more than two decades of pioneering regenerative sports medicine research at TSC and SPRI to establish a new, state-of-the-art regenerative and translational medicine program in Vail, Colorado. It is operating in partnership with internationally recognized scientists and research institutions. By establishing this new program, SPRI is exponentially expanding the capabilities of its research programs to create valuable and life-changing clinical innovations in sports medicine.

Jeff Fusco

Jeff Fusco

Executive Vice President of Computer Solutions

GBS Corporation – North Canton, OH

Jeff Fusco is Executive Vice President of GBS’ i-Tech Solutions, headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio. This division of the company specializes in providing maximum organizational efficiency and optimal success for a diverse client base by integrating and automating all phases of clinical, financial and administrative operations. While leading key initiatives to structure and implement highly effective and customized solutions, Fusco is ultimately responsible for the sales, support and financial management of i-Tech’s three verticals: Healthcare Solutions, Information Technology Services and Document Imaging Solutions. As an integral member of the GBS team since 1984, he has focused on providing existing and potential clients with anticipated and measurable value as a prime function. As a result of his efforts, Fusco has been instrumental in establishing the foundations for strategic account management procedures, client accountability, sales team structures and strategies and operational effectiveness. He has served in numerous roles during his tenure at GBS, including Customer Service Representative, Implementation Specialist, Support Manager, Sales Assistant and Vice President of the Healthcare Physician Information Systems vertical, prior to the merging of our Ambulatory and Acute Care teams. Fusco graduated from A.T.E.S. Technical Institute with a Computer Science degree.
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Lisa Khorey

Executive Vice President, Chief Client Delivery Officer

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions – Chicago, Illinois

Lisa Khorey is the Executive Vice President and Chief Client Delivery Officer for Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ-MDRX) that provides electronic health record technology and other health information technology to over 180,000 physicians, 2,700 hospitals and 13,000 extended care organizations. Khorey leads all aspects of delivering Allscripts’ solutions to its clients, including professional services, managed services, support and hosting. Prior to joining Allscripts, Khorey was an executive director in Ernst & Young’s (EY) Healthcare Advisory Services Practice, specializing in analytics. Serving EY’s largest clients across the United States and Australia, she led teams to deliver client business transformation projects, manage benefits realization and provide analytics as a service. Khorey spent 20 years in a variety of technology leadership roles at UPMC, one of the largest integrated delivery and financing organizations in the United States. Khorey spearheaded and led the University of Pittsburg Medical Center’s (UPMC) enterprise analytics program and was responsible for oversight of enterprise systems. This included data aggregation platforms, business intelligence tools and master data management. She also spent several years as a UPMC hospital chief information officer. Lisa has an M.B.A. from Duquesne University and a bachelor’s degree in information science from the University of Pittsburgh.

Chris Klitgaard

Chris Klitgaard

Chief Executive Officer

MediRevv – Coralville, IA

For nine years prior to founding MediRevv, Chris Klitgaard led patient access, patient accounting and health information management for both the hospital and physician group of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Responding to a market need for a patient-centric and truly trustworthy revenue cycle partner, Klitgaard started MediRevv in 2007. With revenue growth from $0 to $50M in just over a decade, MediRevv continues to grow under Klitgaard’s leadership and the mindset established early on, that everything we do is based on the right balance between partners, people and performance. He is active on several local boards, including UI Health Management and Policy Alumni Board, UI Dance Marathon Allocations Board, and Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Group Board. Klitgaard’s playlist is forever changing, and his four children light up his world.
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Edward W. McCallister

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

UPMC, Information Services Division - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Edward McCallister brings more than 20 years of experience in the technology and information industry to his role as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center (UPMC). A champion for transforming clinical care and customer service through technology and innovation, he leads a team of more than 1,500 professionals in the Information Services Division. He is responsible for the technology strategy and infrastructure that supports UPMC’s world-class clinical care, insurance services, international and commercial operations and research. McCallister previously spent 15 years as a director and then vice president and chief information officer of UPMC’s rapidly growing Insurance Services Division. He helped build the systems that support the Health Plan’s national reputation for outstanding customer service and led the team that developed the original population health platform used by Evolent Health, a successful joint venture between UPMC Health Plan and the Advisory Board. McCallister earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Francis University in 1984. Before joining UPMC, he served as an executive at Highmark and Electronic Data Systems. He serves on the board of the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank.
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Greg Moore, MD, PhD

VP, Healthcare

Google Cloud - Mountain View, California

Greg Moore is an engineer (MIT PhD), practicing neuroradiologist, informaticist, and innovator experienced in assembling and inspiring highly talented teams to positively transform healthcare for the benefit of humankind.  As Google's Senior Healthcare Leader globally, Moore leads the healthcare vertical for Google Cloud and partners closely with various Google teams (Brain, Search, Android) and the Alphabet companies in the life sciences domains (Verily, DeepMind, Calico), to guide and develop innovative healthcare products and solutions leveraging machine learning/Al and advanced analytics at scale to positively impact healthcare quality, value, access and delivery globally. Moore is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology and Clinical Informatics.  Prior to his recent leadership appointment at Google, he was Chief Emerging Technology and Informatics Officer at Geisinger Health System where he also was Director of the Institute for Advanced Application.

Dr. Susan McClernon

Dr. Susan McClernon

President and Chief Executive Officer

Innovative Healthcare Leadership, LLC. – Duluth, Minnesota

Dr. Susan E. McClernon is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Innovative Healthcare Leadership, LLC, a healthcare consulting firm, which has been serving healthcare organizations since 2007. She is an active Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and was named Hospital Administrator of the Year in 2007 by Minnesota Hospital Association’s HealthCare Auxiliary. Dr. McClernon has served in hospital administration for over 30 years, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota, a 350 bed tertiary care regional hospital, from 2004-2007. She also served with Seton Health/Ascension Health as the COO/Administrator of University Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, Texas, for six years. Brackenridge was named a Top 100 Hospital in 2001 and 2002 during her administrative tenure. Dr. McClernon completed her PhD at the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Management. Her healthcare research interests focus on patient safety and quality, chronic disease management, innovation and strategic planning in healthcare organizations. She holds a master’s degree in healthcare management from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in healthcare management from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. Dr. McClernon also currently serves as a Faculty Director for the Health Services Management and Applied Business programs at the University of Minnesota. She recently led the development of a new Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Health Services Management at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campus. She has also served as an adjunct faculty member at the College of St. Scholastica in the Health Information Management Division for its Strategic Planning Management course. She is the published author of a chapter on strategic business thinking in the 2013 textbook entitled Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles and Practice. (3rd ed.) Chicago: AHIMA, 2013 (2016 version in process).
Bryan O’Shaughnessy

Bryan O’Shaughnessy

Chief Information Officer

Surgical Hospital at Southwoods – Boardman, OH

Bryan O’Shaughnessy has over 26 years of experience in healthcare and the technology and information industry. Currently O’Shaughnessy is the CIO of Surgical Hospital at Southwoods for last six years along with several other Ohio businesses owned by The Muransky Companies such as Rise Pies, Lake Club Ohio and Chestnut Land Company. Prior to the Surgical Hospital of Southwoods and The Muransky Companies, O’Shaughnessy held the position of IT Director at Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital for seven years and CIO at Ellwood City Hospital for 13 years. O’Shaughnessy is a graduate of Youngstown State University and Cardinal Mooney and is a Youngstown native. He enjoys spending time with his wife Michele who is a nurse and his two daughters Erin, who is an Interventional Specialists and Meghan, who is currently attending Ohio State Dental School.
Harun Rashid

Harun Rashid

Vice President of Information Services and Chief Information Officer

Akron Children’s Hospital - Akron, Ohio

Harun Rashid, the Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Akron Children’s Hospital, has more than 25 years of information services experience. He came to Children’s from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), where he most recently served as Vice President for Global Health services and Vice President for Tele-Health services. Rashid has held several Chief Information Officer Positions in large scale healthcare integrated delivery networks at Rush Health Systems, Gateway Health Systems and Jefferson Regional Medical Systems. He has also served as the Senior Vice President over Rural and Community division for Phoenix Health Systems hospitals nationwide.

Rashid has been recognized as one of the Top 100 CIOs in the country by CIO Magazine. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in information systems and business management from the University of Alabama, and earned an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Arkansas.

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Reid Stephan

Interim Chief Information Officer

St. Luke’s Health System – Boise, Idaho

Reid Stephan is the Interim Chief Information Officer at St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Idaho. Stephan is responsible for the design, development, release and maintenance of technology systems and services for system-wide St. Luke’s business functions. He has over 20 years of experience in the technology space, including serving as St. Luke’s Health Systems first Chief Information Security Officer where he was responsible for the implementation of information security policies, procedures, standards, technical safeguards and solutions in response to ongoing assessment and evaluation, as well as other identified business exposures across the health system. Prior to St. Luke’s, Stephan held a nine-year position with a leading heathcare provider’s global corporate IT security incident response program. Stephan holds a bachelor’s degree of management information systems from the University of Idaho. Stephan is a HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) and a CHIME (College of Healthcare Information Management Executives) CHCIO (Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer) Eligible professional.
Jeremiah Stone

Jeremiah Stone

Chief Technology Officer

Catasys – Los Angeles, CA

Jeremiah Stone, Chief Technology Officer, is responsible for the strategic direction and evolution of Catasys’ global technology operations, including the predictive analytics and digital technology behind the Catasys OnTrak program. Prior to Catasys, Stone served as Vice President of Applications for GE Digital. In this role, he led creation and delivery of the industry-leading application platform underlying predictive analytic-centered products and services across GE’s nearly $50 billion services franchise. Prior to GE, Stone was Vice President for Sustainability and Natural Resource Industry Solutions at SAP. He started his career as a programmer and systems administrator with the National Center for Atmospheric Research helping to develop systems to predict clear air turbulence. Stone is a graduate of the University of Colorado’s Mathematics program, Summa Cum Laude, is an inventor or co-inventor of multiple U.S. patents and several publications, and is a founding member of the NextGen Advisory Board at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View California.
Thomas J. Strauss

Thomas J. Strauss

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sisters of Charity Health System - Cleveland, Ohio

Highly regarded in the healthcare industry nationally, Thomas J. Strauss is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Headquartered in Cleveland, the health system includes two Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grant making foundations, and five outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. Prior to joining the Sisters of Charity Health Systems, Strauss was the President and CEO of Summa Health System. During his 15 year tenure and under his leadership, Summa grew into a leading integrated healthcare system generating a $2.86 billion economic impact, making it the largest employer in all five counties it serves. Strauss’ strategic vision enabled Summa to grow through new ventures, service lines and acquisitions. Prior, he spent ten years in leadership roles at Meridia Cleveland Clinic, where he successfully established new ventures, turned around programs and services and increased market share. In addition, he worked at Baxter Healthcare and was a trendsetter in home therapy. Strauss received his Doctor of Pharmacy and his bachelor of science from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He has dedicated his time as board chair at the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce, and as a board member at Premier, Austen BioInnovation Institute, United Way of Summit County, Team NEO, BioEnterprise and Akron Tomorrow. He is the recipient of the Outstanding Fundraiser Award, Community Service Award, Northeast Ohio Business Hall of Fame and was named Nonprofit Executive of the Year in the 2008 Medical Mutual Pillar Awards for Community Service.
Mike Witting

Mike Witting

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Updox – Dublin, OH

Mike Witting brings to Updox his extensive experience in creating highly scalable, easy-to-use business application architectures for companies needing to transact with customers thousands of times a day. Witting plays a key role in helping Updox deliver quick, effective results to a large network of practitioners, their patients and their work partners on essential tasks that occur frequently and depend upon good communication and collaboration. Before joining Updox, Witting served as lead architect for CheckFree, BestTransport and Verexis.

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