DataMotion Health Advisory Board
The DataMotion Health Advisory Board holds regular reviews of the company’s strategic vision and value propositions as they relate to the advancement of national healthcare initiatives focused on triple aim achievement – improved care, improved outcomes and reduced costs through the effective and efficient application of internet technologies.
The board advises the DataMotion Health leadership team on its strategy and tactics, and advocates for its effectiveness and industry adoption. The board is comprised of the following industry leaders in healthcare and health IT:
Peter Tippett, MD, PhD
Peter Tippett, MD, PhD, is considered a pioneer and foremost authority on health IT – with diverse credits ranging from serving on the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) to creating the first commercial anti-virus product. Tippett most recently served as the Chief Medical Officer and VP of industry solutions at Verizon. Tippett has led the computer security industry for more than 20 years, initially as a vendor of security products, and more recently as a key strategist. He is widely credited with creating the first commercial anti-virus product that later became Norton AntiVirus. Tippett is frequently quoted and has written many articles and papers on enterprise information technology, health IT and information security.
William Braithwaite, MD, PhD
A pioneer in the field of medical informatics, William R. “Bill” Braithwaite, MD, PhD has dedicated his whole career to improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare for patients and practitioners through information technology. As Senior Advisor on Health Information Policy in the Office of the HHS Secretary, Dr. Braithwaite oversaw the regulations implementing the Administrative Simplification Subtitle of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). He supported the activities of HHS Data Council in health data standards, telemedicine, consumer health information, and health information privacy, and co-chaired the Committee on Health Data Standards. Braithwaite has served as National Director of HIPAA Advisory Services in the Washington, DC office of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and staffed the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC).
Dennis A. Robbins, MPH, PhD
Dennis Robbins (M.P.H. Harvard, Ph.D., Boston College) is a prominent health innovator, thought leader, and advisor. He is committed to help rejuvenate the healthcare eco-system by shifting the paradigm from patient to person and help our nation become healthier.
His distinguished career spans multiple sectors of health, wellness, health care, business, technology, payment systems, ethics and policy. He has authored and published eight books and contributes to the literature extensively with over 400 articles, chapters, and thousands of lectures in health and healthcare. His work on person-centricity™ is a major paradigmatic shift in how we think about health, healthcare, liability, self-determination, the person and the future.
Dr. Robbins was National Fund for Medical Education Fellow and a Visiting Scholar / Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School and Public Health. He has influenced state and national ethics legislation and two US Supreme Court decisions. He has served as an advisor to the President’s Commission on Ethical Issues in Biomedicine, Biomedical and Behavioral Research, the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the Office of the National Coordinator, and diverse sectors in Military Health in technology and telemedicine, health and wellness and brain health. He chaired the PCMH 2.0 National Think Tank for MHS.
Dr. Robbins blends elements of big data, health information technologies, innovation. AI, natural language processing, connectivity, social engagement, ethics, gamification, behavioral economics, addiction medicine, exercise physiology, sleep, activity, and healthy eating to bend the sickness curve. Dennis was a major force in the early hospice movement, working across both aisles and CMS to promote the Hospice Medicare benefit.
Dr. Robbins has been on the faculty or taught health policy, ethics, exercise/ wellness, and health law at Harvard, Singularity, Boston College, Pepperdine, and NYU.
Nicholas Christiano, National Managing Partner, Tatum Healthcare
Nicholas Christiano is responsible for the overall execution of Tatum’s National Healthcare Practice which includes Business Development, Account Management and Talent Acquisition. The Healthcare Practice provides Executive Leadership Solutions to Healthcare Provider Organizations, Heath Plans, Private-Equity backed Bio-Tech Firms and affiliated organizations where subject matter expertise is critical to a successful client engagement. Working with Tatum’s sister company, Randstad, Nick is driving Integrated Solutions that extend from the C-Suite to the Clinical and Operational floors of a healthcare organization. With over forty years of experience in Banking, Manufacturing, Broadcasting and Healthcare, Nick is an accomplished former healthcare CEO, COO, and CIO who championed cultural change and the introduction of state-of-the-art technologies to maximize organizational performance at organizations like Health Quest, St. Barnabas Healthcare System and NYU Langone in addition to non-healthcare organizations like American Broadcasting Company and Manufacturers Hanover Trust. Nick is recognized as a driven leader tireless in the pursuit of optimum patient care, productivity, efficiencies, and cost management and navigating the new challenges in the healthcare field. Nick has an M.B.A. in MIS/Finance from the John Hagan School of Business – Iona College and a B.S. with a dual major in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering from N.Y.I.T.
Ravi Kalla, CEO, Symphony Corporation
Ravi Kalla is a noted entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Symphony Corporation, a successful global healthcare technology services company based in Madison, WI. Ravi has founded several other successful healthcare technology companies including Symphony Data (acquired by Apollo Health Street), HighFiveRx, and SymphonyCare (acquired by MedSeek), EmOpti, and Intellivisit. He is the Managing Director at SymphonyAlpha Ventures and a Partner at Blue Cloud Ventures (BCV). SymphonyAlpha Ventures provides investment for early stage healthcare focused companies. BCV provides growth equity for late-stage Software-as-a-Service and enterprise software companies.
As an active investor and advisor, Ravi has also helped propel several cutting-edge health care technology and service companies. His portfolio of companies includes Strategic Health (acquired by American Health Holdings), Liazon Corporation (acquired by Towers Watson), Health Unity, Qik (acquired by Skype), Review Trackers, 411.ca (acquired by Yellow Pages), Iowa Waste Systems, and Synqq.
Previously he served in various executive and managerial roles at BFI and Superior Services, which is now known as Veolia. He also served on the Wisconsin Governor’s e-Health Care Quality and Patient Safety Board. Ravi received an M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Nancy Green, Global Practice Lead – Healthcare, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Nancy Green is the global healthcare lead for Verizon Enterprise Solutions. In this capacity, she leads the healthcare vertical practice thought leadership, strategy, and marketing organization. Nancy is focused on increasing global revenue and market share for Healthcare Cloud, Networking/Managed Services, Advanced Communications, Professional Services; Security, Mobility and M2M/IoT solutions. As well as driving thought leadership and strategic innovation partnerships with healthcare industry leaders and organizations.
A 21-year health care industry veteran, Green has extensive experience in helping thousands of health care organizations improve health care work flow operations, reduce costs, increase access to care, and drive operational efficiency through the use of technology and clinical informational flow.
Green is active in several professional organizations, including HIMSS and she was named a “Woman to Watch in Healthcare in 2014” by Disruptive Women in Healthcare. She is also a board member of HIMSS PCHA, the Connected Health Summit Board and the dHealth Summit. @vz_nancymgreen – Twitter