About the interviewee
Chief Strategy Officer,
Helen is an experienced and passionate healthcare innovator and futurist. She has expertise in partnering with c-suite executives and peers, team development, execution of strategic planning and global governance programs, building international collaborations, client loyalty programs and helping to formulate global best practice solution portfolios.
She has served in three Fortune companies and non-for profit organizations such as Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Additionally, she has supported, consulted and guided several start-up health IT companies to successful next steps such as LumiraDx, HealthBox, Haven Health and Carefully, Inc among others. Helen has achieved HIMSS fellow status and secured HIMSS healthcare IT certification.
Helen has served on several national committees and Boards such as HIMSS, CHIME, The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation, WEDI, State University of New York’s Global Institute for Health and Human Rights and State University of New York’s School of Public Health. Helen serves in several senior advisory roles such as for the Albany College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences President’s Council, the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved, Inc. based in Washington, D.C., New York State’s HIMSS National Liaison and is Chair, Health 2.0 Boston.
Helen has secured service and career awards, published and lectured extensively in healthcare and regularly presents and authors on healthcare technology. She holds academic appointments at University of Maryland, the Sage Colleges, New York and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Science, Boston. She holds a Baccalaureate in Science, a Doctorate of Pharmacy, an MBA in healthcare administration, completed a drug information research fellowship, is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Six Sigma Lean Sensei.
Helen has been recognized by Health 2.0 as a “Ten Year Industry Leader”. For three consecutive years, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Helen has been named “Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT” by Health Data Management. She was named in 2018 on Becker’s prestigious “Women to Know in Healthcare IT” listing. Helen is a career coach, mentor and passionate about supporting the environment. She volunteers her time and raises money for several philanthropic organizations including the Alzheimer’s Association.
In her spare time, Helen mentors for organizations interested in positioning product development and go to market strategies in healthcare such as Carefully, Inc. where she serves as one of the original founders and as Chief Communications and Public Relations Officer. Helen is Chief Strategy Officer for MedicaSoft based in Arlington, Va.