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:HIMSS Veterans Career Services

  • Connected Health/Mobile
  • Clinical Informatics & Engagement
  • Big Data/Data Analytics
  • EHRs/Meaningful Use
  • Health Information Exchange (HIE) & Interoperability
  • Risk Management /Solutions
  • IT Infrastructure, HIT Standards & Medical Device Integration, Inc. (AEGIS),  a HIMSS Gold Corporate Member, will be leading the round-table discussions on the challenges & barriers to implementing and testing “continuous” interoperability. This allows individuals and organizations the opportunity to engage, explore and evaluate relevant technologies (e.g., The Touchstone Project – a centralized, community-wide, cloud-based testing platform) and start projects with a goal of being seen by the industry as an early adopter.

HIMSS & AEGIS are both committed to assisting our veteran population gain knowledge of professional development and employment opportunities within Health IT. It’s a great opportunity to learn about the exciting impact and knowledge sharing AEGIS continues to provide to the healthcare industry.

  • Monday, February 29 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (PST) | Galileo 904
    • Health IT Round Table Discussions begin 1:00– 3:30 PM (PST)

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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