AEGIS recognized as proud corporate partners of National Health IT Week at HIMSS Awards Reception


AEGIS was front and center during the National Health IT (NHIT) Week – HIMSS Awards Reception. Individuals recognized at the awards reception include:

  • Liz Johnson, Vice President, Applied Clinical Informatics at Tenet Healthcare as the recipient of CHIME’s 2nd Annual Federal Public Policy Award for CIO Leadership based on her participation in CHIME federal policy efforts.
  • The Honorable Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) as the recipient of the HIMSS Congressional Health IT Leadership Award as a strong supporter and Honorary Co-Chair of the Capitol Hill Steering Committee on Telehealth and Healthcare Informatics.
  • Judy Murphy, Chief Nursing Officer and Director, Office of Clinical Quality and Safety, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) as the recipient of the HIMSS Federal Health IT Leadership Award for advancing the vision of using health IT to improve healthcare and lower costs, while promoting consumers’ greater understanding and use of IT for their own health.
  • The Honorable Senator Rosalyn Baker (D-Hawaii) as the recipient of the HIMSS State Legislator of the Year Award for her longtime advocacy for access to healthcare and community health issues, such as care for elders. In addition Senator Baker was instrumental in developing the Hawaii Health Insurance Exchange.

For our second year – AEGIS was a corporate partner in support of NHIT with our participation in the 4th Annual Consumer Health IT Summit, HL7 September 2014 Plenary & Working Group Meeting, HIMSS Policy Summit and Interoperability Showcase.

NHIT Week has been busy! You may have missed some of our blitz on the social media front – blogs, tweets and articles about our vision, contribution and strategy for the advancement of health IT. Here’s a quick recap:

If you will be attending the AHIMA 86th Convention and Exhibit later this month – don’t miss our presentation Test Early and Often – “Not One and Done”: A New Model for Interoperability Testing. AEGIS has also been selected to participate in the ONC Vendor Outreach Day scheduled on Thursday, October 9th at the Patriots Plaza III Building located at 355 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20024.


About Barry Dickman

Mr. Dickman is an accomplished Executive Consultant with 25+ years as an accomplished industry thought leader with experience in Health Information Technology, Program & Project Management Support, Standards & Interoperability, Enterprise Architecture, Business Development, Strategic/Business Planning, Client Relationship Building, Acquisition Management, Software Development and Requirements Management. He is a hands-on cross-functional leader who energizes and managed the successful delivery of consulting services and information technology solutions to the Federal and commercial markets. Mr. Dickman is responsible for tactical implementation and quality assurance of solutions and services. He supports various activities and communities of interest with senior-level consulting services with the Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Health Agency (DHA), Veterans Affairs (VA) and Health & Human Services (HHS) on health information technology initiatives, including the electronic health record and health information exchange. He helps to ensure that projects & staff adhere to a process improvement approaches embodying the AEGIS CMMI-appraised process methodology ultimately providing clients with the essential elements of effective processes that improve their performance. As an effective communicator and leader, Mr. Dickman consistently demonstrates his ability to institute and carry out initiatives that drive positive change, improve efficiency and increased profitability. He brings extensive experience, functional knowledge and management skills to all consulting assignments. Prior to joining AEGIS, Mr. Dickman held senior level positions helping to create business solutions that help meet the healthcare industry's top challenges. Mr. Dickman has authored numerous papers, articles, newsletters and blogs. He graduated from the University of Maryland holds a Masters in Health Services Administration Masters of Health Services Administration from The George Washington University, School of Business and Public Management. Mr. Dickman currently serves at the President of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) – National Capital Area (NCA) Chapter.

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