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Ms. Cori Hughes is the Program Integration Director for the Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) program office as well as the Program Integration Director for the Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems (PEO DHMS). Ms. Hughes supports the FEHRM’s mission to implement a single, common federal electronic health record (EHR) to enhance patient care and provider effectiveness. In this role, she manages cross-cutting functions for the FEHRM including leading communications and government affairs activities; addressing risks, issues and opportunities; maintaining integrated master schedules; and optimizing performance. Related in mission, PEO DHMS aims to transform the delivery of health care and advance data sharing through the federal EHR for Service members, Veterans and their families. Overseeing public and government affairs at PEO DHMS, Ms. Hughes manages media and public engagements as well as congressional and audit activities.
Mr. Perkins serves as the acting deputy program manager for the DoD Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) program office. In this role, he provides direction and guidance for the acquisition, modernization, testing, product improvements, deployment, and sustainment for Department of Defense’s new electronic health record, MHS GENESIS. Additionally, he oversees cost estimating, planning, programming, budgeting, program integration and interoperability.
Indy Toliver is a Contracting Officer within PEO-DHMS’ Contracting Division. She primarily handles contracting actions for the Joint Operational Medicine Information System Program Management office. Indy works with the program offices to find contract approaches that meet the needs of their requirements and adhere to their acquisition strategies.
Ms Sandy McIntyre serves as the Deputy Program Manager for the Joint Operational Information Systems (JOMIS) PMO. In this position, McIntyre provides direction for the modernization of the Operational Medicine portfolio that provide interoperable medical information technology capabilities to the warfighter across the full spectrum of military operations. Utilizing DoD’s Adaptive Acquisition Framework, she oversees the creation and execution of JOMIS acquisition strategies to deliver effective, quality, and affordable software to the user.
LCDR Thota grew up on St. Simons Island, GA. He graduated from Glynn Academy in Brunswick, GA (2000) and studied at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (2004). Then he attended the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS) and obtained a Doctor of Medicine degree (2008). He completed an Internal Medicine Internship (2009) at the Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) and Flight Surgery Training in Pensacola, FL. LCDR Thota was assigned to the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron VMFA-251 in Beaufort, SC (2010) as a Flight Surgeon. In this role LCDR was deployed to the Area of Operations 5th Fleet on the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2011). After finishing his tour with the Marines, LCDR Thota completed residency training in Emergency Medicine (2015) at NMCSD. Upon graduation, he was then stationed with the 3rd Medical Battalion as the Shock Trauma Platoon Emergency Medicine physician in Okinawa, Japan. In Okinawa, he had the opportunity for a wide variety of operational medicine experiences including missions to Australia, Thailand, Korea, Guam and Iwo Jima. After his tour overseas, LCDR Thota completed a fellowship in Clinical Informatics at the Madigan Army Medical Center and earned a masters degree in Clinical Informatics and Patient Centered Technology (MS-CICPT) from the University of Washington (2020). LCDR is currently serving as the Chief Medical Informatics Officer at the Joint Operational Medicine Information Systems (JOMIS) Program Executive Office in Virginia.
Ms. Elaine Reed serves as a Supervisor and Contracting Officer for the Defense Healthcare Management Systems (DHMS) Contracting Division (CD). Reed oversees the reporting and recruiting for the division as well as supervises a team of Contracting Officers and Contract Specialist who support multiple program offices under PEO DHMS.
Mr. Ken Johns serves as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Joint Operational Medical Information Systems (JOMIS) Program Management Office (PMO). Ken oversees JOMIS technical execution and the JOMIS Agile and DevSecOps transformation. Ken has previously served as the PEO DHMS acting Chief Engineer, the PEO DHMS Deputy Chief Engineer and the DMIX Chief Engineering. Ken joined PEO DHMS in December of 2014.
Dr David Sohl serves as the Chief of Business Operations for Enterprise Intelligence and Data Solutions where he oversees Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution for the DoD's consolidated health data platform. In this role he leads a team of dedicated individuals in collecting, processing and analyzing data to provide innovative health solutions. Facilitating the best possible care to service members and their families.
Nationally recognized, seasoned acquisition professional with approximately 18 years of private and public sector acquisition experience. Passionate disruptor of the status quo. Provides executive leadership for a team of tech-savvy professional business advisors working in Contracting Division – Defense Healthcare Management Systems including all the contracting officers that are the engine for all the contracting solutions for PEO DHMS and its programs. Responsible for contract product strategy, strategic integration with clients and external partners, and innovation. Serves as a senior strategic and business advisor to the Program Executive Officer, Program Managers, Contracting Professionals, and other leaders.
Mr. Terry Rowles serves as the Project Lead for JEON 003, Contact Tracing & Proximity Logging. He leads a multi discipline government and vendor team assigned to assess and design a joint tool or tools to enable unit commanders to quickly identify, notify and monitor contacts who test positive to an infectious disease. The solution is intended to be scalable for potential future disease and made available for future employment considerations.
As the Program Manager for Enterprise Intelligence & Data Solutions, Chris Nichols is responsible for delivering data solutions around a digital health hub model; rationalizing legacy data capabilities; orchestrating integration for systems such as MHS GENESIS; and providing enterprise clinical intelligence to include clinical support applications, readiness reporting, research, ‘big data’ techniques, and dashboards for the entire MHS and other federal partners.
Retired Air Force 0-5. Served two tours in operations including Missile Ops and then recruited by Special Ops supporting JSOC in classified missions around the world. Transitioned to acquisitions next and served as a Contract Specialist, Contracting Officer, and Contracting Commander for DCMA. Retired and moved to industry serving as an executive for two companies including roles as Executive Vice President and Senior VP for Contracting. As a DoD Civilian I served as the Director Contracting for BTA and then in OSD Acquisition & Sustainment for Defense Pricing & Contracting as Senior Procurement Analyst for Pricing.
Chris leads the cost team at the PEO DHMS, ensuring we make every taxpayer dollar count. Chris works closely with each of the PMs to understand their program strategies, how those strategies align to and advance the PEO DHMS mission, and to define an associated programmatic and technical baseline. With these, the cost team is responsible for financial planning and analysis, including developing business cases, program analyses, and cost estimates that support prioritization of efforts and ensure the portfolio is properly funded to execute.
Tina Beletsky is the director of business operations for the Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems (PEO DHMS), serving as a key advisor on all business operation matters. This includes complying with policies and procedures related to correspondence management, physical security, and records management; supporting the programming, planning, budgeting, and execution of PEO DHMS enterprise resources; and procuring support services for enterprise requirements. She also provides statutory and regulatory execution of resources to meet stakeholder, customer, and supplier requirements and attract, select, train, assess, retain, and reward PEO DHMS human capital assets. She has over 30 years of experience in finance and budgeting, procurement and contracts, human resources, and administration management.
Mr. Kenneth “Ken” Slaughter serves as the Program Manager for the DoD Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM®) Program Management Office. Ken provides direction and guidance for the development, acquisition, testing, product improvements, fielding, and sustainment for MHS GENESIS, the Department of Defense’s modernized electronic health record.
Ms. Diane Struck serves as a clinical and health innovation advisor in support of Military Health System electronic health record modernization efforts as a clinical subject matter expert in the complex field of clinical informatics. She works across departmental organizations and clinical communities of interest, and contributes to the development of core policies and long term strategic planning efforts that will transform the delivery of healthcare and advancement of data sharing through a modernized electronic health record.
Ms. Sonya Edom serves as the Contracts Lead for DoD Healthcare Management Systems Modernization program office which supports the enhancements, delivery, deployment and sustainment of a single, common, Electronic Health Record (EHR). She also supports any additional federal agencies (i.e USCG) that enter into agreements with PEO DHMS for the use of MHS GENESIS as their EHR system of record.
Cheryl Harper-Parham leads the PEO DHMS Administration Operations Division as the Chief, Administration and Facilities Operations. Ms. Harper-Parham manages multiple programs including Correspondence and Taskers, Facilities Operations, Security Management, Records Management, the Virtual Collaboration Site (VCS), and Training. In addition, she oversees the IT Deskside Support, Tier levels 1- 3 services. Ms. Harper-Parham retired from active duty after serving 24 years as a Naval Medical Service Corps Officer, Healthcare Administration. She holds a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration form Southern Illinois University, a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, specialized in Cyber Security form Westwood College, and a Diploma for Strategist Program and Joint Professional Military Education from the U. S. Naval War College.
Alexander Holston, CDR MC USN, serves as the Chief Medical Informatics Officer for the DoD Healthcare Management System Modernization Program Management Office. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Dr. Holston is board certified in Neonatology and Clinical Informatics, and currently practices at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
More than 17 years’ experience successfully leading fundamental enterprise transformation across myriad domains. Repeatedly overcame cultural, technical, and political inertia to achieve profound improvement across the full spectrum of product lifecycle management, i.e. development, deployment, and sustainment. Expertise encompasses operations, administration, logistics, and program management. Passionate for the mission and ruthlessly focused on results. Serving as an advisor to the Program Executive Officer on PEO transformation and acquisition initiatives.
Mr. Scott directs the planning, budgeting, research and development, testing, production, fielding and sustainment efforts. Additionally, Mr. Scott leads information technology acquisition strategies, processes, and procedures to fulfill Defense Acquisition Program requirements for the Defense Medical Information Exchange program.
Ms. Holly Joers serves as the program executive officer for the Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems (PEO DHMS). Joers oversees and provides guidance to multiple program offices, including the DoD Healthcare Management System Modernization’s delivery of a single, common, federal record; the Joint Operational Medicine Information Systems’ delivery of operational medicine capabilities; and Enterprise Intelligence and Data Solutions targeting data innovation.
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