This episode is a special edition spotlighting the HIPAA Privacy & Security and an Introduction to HIMSS (GAHIMSS).
Debra Steen / ACR 2 Solutions, Inc.
Debra Steen is a seasoned, multiple award winning, and highly accomplished sales executive with 20 + years professional track record backed by a positive attitude, high degree of enthusiasm and energy, and a passion for success. She has extensive experience in product marketing, channel planning, and information technology products within the healthcare sector. Debra has a proven ability to train, motivate, and lead cross-functional account sales and service teams. Her strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills are used to close sales with clients at all levels. She is a successful strategic business planner, decision maker, and problem solver. Specialties: Sales Executive with 20 + years in the medical software market. Electronic Health Records, Electronic Medical Records, Practice Management, Revenue Cycle Management, EDI, Document Management / Scanning, Hardware / HIPAA Risk Assessment / Training & Testing and Clinical Trials.
Christopher Kunney / Infinite Options, LLC
Christopher is a senior level healthcare information technology executive and strategist. He is called upon by his clients to provide guidance and thought leadership specific to emerging healthcare technology offerings, compliance related issues and technology adoption. His recent roles include serving as Director of Emerging Healthcare Technology for AT&T, Vice President & COO for HealthInovation and Vice President and CIO for Piedmont Healthcare. Christopher currently serves as managing partner of Infinite Options, LLC. and also maintains strategic alliances with various HIT consulting firms such as ACR2, Smartecute, The BAE Company and The Desir Group.
He has a track record of successfully implementing and providing strategic enterprise-wide solutions that address the current issues faced by health systems including; meaningful use, PPACA, HITECH Act, HIPAA, EMR Adoption, CMS quality measures, and HIEs.In addition, Christopher is an experienced IT leader with demonstrated ability to build peak-performing teams and achieve cross-functional business objectives that effectively integrate within the clinical setting. As a valued member of senior management teams, he’s contributed a seasoned, broad-based perspective with the maturity to lead IT transformation efforts in all areas of the healthcare business. His business philosophy is to create pragmatic IT strategies and implementation plans designed for maximum return.