East Thetford, Vermont (PRWEB) June 20, 2016
Lantana Consulting Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Dawn Sievert, PhD, to Chief Scientist. She is an epidemiologist with experience in public health, healthcare sectors, and outbreak investigations. Previously at Lantana, Dawn provided oversight and scientific services to clients in both the commercial and public sectors as Director of Professional Services.
“I am excited to have this expanded opportunity to integrate my scientific and analytic background within Lantana’s projects. I look forward to helping accelerate information exchange across the numerous healthcare settings that play a vital role in patient care, and to continue my work with health departments and federal agencies using data to drive improvements in safety and quality of care,” said Dawn.
Dawn will apply her knowledge and skills to develop strategies for new models of health information interchange and automation. As Lantana’s chief advisor, she will provide leadership in the development, testing, implementation, and evaluation of strategies, goals, objectives, work plans, work products, and services related to scientific information technology.
“Dawn has opened up new areas where we can support our clients. Her background working with providers responsible for public health reporting and with federal agencies making use of that data is a great addition to our team of clinical and information analysts and engineers. This promotion is recognition of the strong leadership she has provided to us and to the industry,” said Liora Alschuler, CEO of Lantana.
Before joining Lantana, Dawn worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where she served as the Deputy Surveillance Branch Chief in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) and Scientific Lead and Coordinator over the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). She earned a PhD in Epidemiological Science from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Epidemiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Lantana Consulting Group is a leader in healthcare interoperability strategy and standards development. Lantana works to make health information available across the spectrum of care, supporting safe, effective, affordable healthcare that improves well-being, public health, quality of care, and research.