Involta’s healthcare mission remains constant - to establish itself as a technology healthcare leader and to grow its healthcare market. We believe that Involta’s infrastructure and 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 in the industry.
The Involta Healthcare Advisory Board (IHAB) convenes biannually 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:
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 in to 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.
BluPrairie Founder and CEO, Michelle Bates, is a transformational technology leader with more than 20 years of experience in Fortune 500 and start-up companies. Prior to starting BluPrairie, Bates worked as the Director of IT Architecture Services for a Fortune 500 aerospace and defense leader. Throughout her career, Bates has had extensive experience working with cloud service providers, such as Google and Amazon Web Services™. She has built BluPrairie into an independent cloud strategy and design partner that helps businesses, governmental agencies, start-ups, and institutions of higher education leverage new technology to do business differently. As an Iowa-based, woman-owned technology company, BluPrairie distinguishes itself by applying a people-first model to drive business transformation.
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.
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.
Sherri Hess has 30 years of experience in healthcare as a registered nurse and 17 years of experience as a healthcare IT leader. She serves as the strategic liaison between clinical leaders and IT. She does this by addressing the information and knowledge needs of healthcare professionals and patients to promote safe, effective, efficient use of health IT in clinical settings. Hess models change management and evidence based practice in all strategies with the patient as the focus. She provides strategic leadership in the development, deployment, and re-engineering of the electronic health records (EHR) and other technology to support clinicians leading to improved patient safety, quality and outcomes. She is focused on improving the work life of clinicians to aid in decreasing the burn out and dissatisfaction of clinicians. Hess served on the Colorado Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Board for nine years and during her tenure as president, the Colorado Chapter received Chapter of the Year. She served for two years on the HIMSS Nominating Committee and is active in American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) and the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). She teaches at the University of Denver and the University of Colorado as an adjunct professor. Hess is a Nightingale Luminary.
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.
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