"The prospect of implementing applied analytics to the nation’s health systems, thereby positively impacting millions of lives, is what drove me to Symphony.”
MADISON, WI (PRWEB) February 27, 2016
Symphony Corporation (http://www.symphonycorp.com), a global, outcomes-based healthcare technology solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Barrett as Chief Data Officer. Originally trained as a registered nurse, Barrett has spent the past 20 years improving healthcare outcomes by managing data quality and optimizing clinical applications. At Symphony, Barrett will be responsible for leading the company to help healthcare providers meet their quality and safety goals through technology-enabled workflow.
“Jeffrey is an accomplished healthcare technology executive with over 15 years of senior-level experience," said Ravi Kalla, Symphony’s Chief Executive Officer. "His deep knowledge of data and technology, as well as his broad understanding of clinical workflow, will be extremely valuable for Symphony’s clients as we continue to build on the progress our clients have made in meeting regulatory challenges brought on by healthcare reform."
Barrett previously served as the Chief Information Officer at Philipsburg Area Hospital, and most recently worked for Geisinger Health System as Director of Decision Support Technologies. Among his proudest accomplishments has been leading a clinical innovation team working to close more than 250,000 evidence-based gaps in care, contributing to over $25,000,000 in improved financial performance over the first three years of the program’s existence. He brings this experience to Symphony in order to achieve similar outcomes for the company’s clients.
"The prospect of implementing applied analytics to the nation’s health systems, thereby positively impacting millions of lives, is what drove me to Symphony.” said Barrett. "I am excited to build on Symphony’s strong foundation and continue to bring sound analytics, data integration, and application management to the country’s top health systems.”
Barrett holds a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Lycoming College.
About Symphony Corporation
Symphony Corporation is a Madison, Wisconsin-based global technology solutions provider that helps healthcare organizations implement, integrate and manage point-of-care clinical management (EHR) and ERP systems as well as applied analytics, applications development, population health management, hosting, and related maintenance and support services. Health care organizations benefit from its ability to deliver a full spectrum of technology services in both the clinical and administrative areas. Symphony’s commitment to quality processes, such as CMMi Level 4, has brought it to an industry leadership position in specialized IT services. Symphony maintains world-class development facilities that are audited for ISAE/SSA and comply with HIPAA and FDA CFR guidelines. Symphony’s outcomes-based approach to Healthcare IT management and product development yields predictable results and cost savings through mature methodologies, repeatable processes, well-tested frameworks, a global workforce, strategic technology alliances, and flexible engagement models. Symphony clients include corporations across the healthcare spectrum, including 65 health systems, state medical societies, health plans, and healthcare technology companies.