Healthcare Futurist Helen Figge Named Chief Strategy Officer at MedicaSoft
ARLINGTON, Va. - Aug. 13, 2018 - PRLog -- MedicaSoft today announced it has appointed Helen Figge, BS, PharmD, MBA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS as Chief Strategy Officer. Figge is an expert healthcare innovator and futurist with a wide variety of healthcare IT experience and leadership skills.
MedicaSoft is an innovative health information technology software company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, that creates and delivers modern, open, cost-effective, easy to implement and use, HL7® FHIR®-based products for the healthcare industry.
Figge brings deep healthcare experience to her role with MedicaSoft. She currently serves in several senior industry advisory roles in various nationally recognized organizations and educational entities in the United States, has been recognized by Health 2.0 as a "Ten Year Industry Leader," named one of the "Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT" by Health Data Management for three consecutive years, and named as one of the "Female Health IT Leaders to Know" by Becker's Hospital Review in 2018. She 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 to name a few.
"I'm very excited to join MedicaSoft and add the breadth of my healthcare and healthcare IT knowledge and experience in healthcare to MedicaSoft's leadership team. MedicaSoft's products and services are ideal for helping providers, payers, and patients leverage data to solve practical problems in delivering high-quality health care," said Figge.
"As MedicaSoft grows our healthcare solution set, we are thrilled to add someone with Helen's vision to the team," said Mike O'Neill, MedicaSoft CEO. "Helen's insights will help our customers successfully apply technology to tackle their most meaningful challenges."
During her career, Figge served in three Fortune 500 companies, including AmerisourceBergen, Allscripts, and Alere as well as serving in non-profit organizations such as Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Helen has achieved HIMSS fellow status and secured HIMSS healthcare IT certification. She has supported, consulted, and guided several start-up health IT companies to successful next steps in their growth processes. She likewise lectures and writes extensively on healthcare and healthcare technologies as well as supporting women and the need for recognizing diversity in healthcare IT today.
Figge 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. She holds academic appointments at the University of Maryland, the Sage Colleges, New York and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, and Allied Health Science, Boston. Figge is also is a career coach, mentor, and volunteers extensively in her free time.
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