Barry Dickman


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.


AEGIS HHS Work Awarded Overall Most Innovative by FedHealthIT

This evening, AEGIS was the recipient of a very special award along with our recent client, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Population Affairs (OPA). Our work had been nominated for the 2016 FedHealthIT Innovation Awards which are sponsored by G2Xchange Health. This year the program […]


Panelist and Competitor at 2016 CMMI Conference

Back in October, AEGIS was appraised CMMI Maturity Level 3 for the third time since 2009. We have worked hard to implement the CMMI process model organization-wide and we continue to seek continuous improvement. Now, we are making our mark as a thought leader in the process improvement community. We’re excited to […]


Our Contribution to the ONC Interoperability Proving Ground

Earlier this week, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) announced a new initiative where the agency will work directly with standards development organizations (SDO’s) and partner with stakeholders to “adapt and evolve ONC’s standards and technology work process” into a Tech Lab approach. This initiative – […]


AEGIS Recognized as Distinguished HSPC Member

In late January 2016, AEGIS became a formal recognized member the Healthcare Services Platform Consortium (HSPC), a provider-led, multi-stakeholder initiative to launch a next-generation service oriented platform for healthcare. “We are using AEGIS’ platform for testing and developing a supportability framework for the HSPC. This effort will evolve not only […]


Supporting Veterans Career Services at HIMSS16

Next week – HIMSS16 will offer a Veterans Career Services Boot Camp for individuals transitioning from military service to a career in the Health Information Technology (IT) field. HIMSS, in collaboration with nine other leading organizations in health IT will offer round-table discussions on topics ranging from: Connected Health/Mobile Clinical […]


AEGIS Leaders Interviewed on HealthcareScene.com

Today, John Lynn, Editor and Founder of HealthcareScene asked AEGIS industry leaders, Mario Hyland & Richard Ettema to discuss their approach, strategies and success implementing truly scalable interoperable solutions in the health care arena. Prior to the interview, John held a discussion focusing on How Do We Achieve Continuous Healthcare Interoperability? Mario’s statement […]


Touchstone Proves Test-Driven Development Accelerates HL7 FHIR Adoption

We’d like to draw attention to this blog post over on David Hay’s site that gushes on our Touchstone Project and how well it supports test-driven development with FHIR. Our relatively tall ships had collided on previous nights although, on this occasion, my smartphone overrode my body clock informing me that […]


AEGIS in the News

Frank Irving at HealthITInteroperability.com published a piece today recapping FHIR Connectathon 10 and AEGIS’ recent announcement about Touchstone, an AEGIS DIL Initiative for HL7 FHIR testing. The article includes an interview with AEGIS President Michael Callihan elaborating on AEGIS’ views on the current state of the health information exchange interoperability […]


Mario Hyland Appointed to the HL7® Architecture Board

In late October 2015, Mario Hyland (@Interopguy), Senior Vice President at AEGIS.net, Inc. was officially appointed to the Health Level International (HL7®) Architecture Board (ArB). The ArB is responsible for the architecture of the HL7 Standards. Mario’s role with the ArB is to work within the organization to market and refine […]


HL7® Recognizes AEGIS as Meeting and Benefactor Sponsor

At the 29th Annual HL7® International Plenary & Working Group Meeting & Fast Healthcare Interoperability Standards (FHIR®) Connectathon held in Atlanta, GA in October 2015, AEGIS was acknowledged as Meeting & Benefactor Sponsor. The HL7® community continues to recognize AEGIS is a leader health information exchange standards implementation, interoperability and testing. […]