HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia, a company of experienced change agents creating analytic and technology solutions to improve healthcare, has named Fred Rahmanian, principal data scientist at IBM Watson Health, its new head of technology.
"Fred Rahmanian is an industry thought leader and patent holder with a 20-year track record of building applications that integrate diverse data sources to solve the most sophisticated problems in healthcare," said Geneia CEO Mark A. Caron, CHCIO, FACHE. "I am elated that Fred is joining our team of industry veterans. His deep healthcare experience and his expertise in leading teams from vision to on-time product delivery that exceeds customer expectations make him a perfect fit with Geneia."
Rahmanian is a data scientist and software architect with more than 20 years of healthcare experience. Most recently, he was principal data scientist at IBM Watson Health. He also held leadership roles at KPMG and Siemens Healthcare. Rahmanian has been awarded patents for his work to improve patient data; two are granted and three are pending. He has a master's degree in software engineering from the University of Maryland University College and a graduate certificate in health informatics and healthcare information technology from Columbia University. He continues to be a guest lecturer in Columbia's HIT certificate program, and has served on many governmental and industry expert panels, including the HIMSS Task Force on Healthcare Quality Measure Development.
"I am delighted to be joining the Geneia team, and look forward to advancing the company's leadership position in delivering innovative solutions to improve population health management. I couldn't agree more with Chilmark Research's assessment: Geneia does 'tackle data integration with gusto,'" said Rahmanian. "Even more importantly, Geneia has the healthcare knowledge, talent and tenacity to deliver on its product vision and help its health plan, hospital and physician clients use analytics to thrive as the industry rapidly moves from volume to value-based reimbursement."
For more information on Rahmanian, visit http://geneia.com/about/leadership-team/product-team/fred-rahmanian/.
Geneia specializes in the development of advanced clinical, analytics, and technical solutions for healthcare. Our team of physicians, nurses, technologists, analytics experts, and business professionals have created a suite of solutions that enable health plans, hospitals and employers to better understand, evaluate and manage the health of their populations. Using our advanced analytics platform, remote patient monitoring tool, and education and research institute, we work with healthcare organizations to improve outcomes, lower cost and restore the Joy of Medicine. The company has offices in Harrisburg, PA, Manchester, NH, and Nashville, TN. To learn more, visit geneia.com or connect with us Twitter and LinkedIn.
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