@Interopguy Featured in CIO Review Magazine

Mario Hyland

Mario Hyland

CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Healthcare Consulting Providers edition published in October features AEGIS Founder and Senior Vice President, Mario Hyland, or “@Interopguy” as he’s known in the Twitter universe. Mario was interviewed by CIO Review and provided his insights as to how better testing of health IT systems leads to improved patient safety. In the article, he discusses the AEGIS Developers Integration Lab (DIL) and how it provides a comprehensive assessment of interoperability.

“DIL goes far beyond happy path testing. It applies ‘negative testing,’ meaning it tests for those real-world conditions that are not supposed to happen – but do. They are the things that happen in the middle of the night when a patient is being rushed in to the ER and the IT support guys are not around. Systems that test interoperable through the DIL have a much better chance of remaining interoperable when it counts – when lives are on the line.”

Read the whole article in the online edition of CIO Review.

About Michael Callihan

Mr. Callihan has more than two decades of experience in software engineering and business consulting. His expertise is in application architecture and helping customers develop best practices in enterprise software development. Mr. Callihan has worked with large government organizations including more than 15 years with the US Army, and many large corporations – Perspecta (EDS,HP,DXC), Time Warner, and various health care systems. His experience includes object-oriented analysis, design and programming, team mentorship, technical training, and project management. Mr. Callihan is a Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a certified Lean Six Sigma Sensei (LSSS). He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in Information and Decision Systems and Industrial Management. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Government Business Executive Forum (GBEF) and a member of the Executive Steering Committee of the Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) FHIR at Scale Tackforce (FAST).

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