Halfaker and Associates, LLC, Announces Appointment of Michael Weiner, DO as Chief Medical Information Officer
Former IBM Healthcare & Life Sciences CMIO to provide strategic and clinical leadership as Company continues to expand in Federal Health IT Market
Arlington, VA., March 05, 2018 – Halfaker and Associates, LLC, a technology solutions provider within the Federal Government’s health, intelligence, defense and security sectors, today announced the appointment of Michael Weiner, DO as Chief Medical Information Officer. As Halfaker’s Chief Medical Information Officer, Michael will provide strategic and clinical leadership in the application of health information technology and work directly with operational and clinical leaders to identify opportunities for using health information technology to support agency priorities.
Michael brings more than 37 years of experience to Halfaker, most recently serving as Chief Medical Information Officer of IBM Healthcare & Life Sciences where he supported the development of innovative healthcare solutions and services while identifying new business areas and opportunities to continuously increase the delivery of quality healthcare across the globe. Prior to joining IBM, Michael held multiple roles as a Naval Officer including Director of the Military Health System Electronic Health Record Way Ahead Office where he was responsible for overseeing the development and deployment of the next generation of the Department of Defense’s global Electronic Health Record system; Deputy Program Manager and Chief Medical Officer for the Department of Defense’s Defense Health Information Management System where he deployed the Military Health Electronic Health Record to 74 hospitals and 250 clinics worldwide and to the White House; and Chief Medical Officer of the global Navy Expeditionary Combat Command where he served as the senior medical officer to more than 200 medical departments supporting 40,000 Service Members worldwide. Michael is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a board certified practicing physician in Internal Medicine, holds a Master’s degree in Management and a Master’s degree in Information Systems Technology from George Washington University.
“Michael joining our team as CMIO corresponds with Halfaker’s business growth strategy to expand our presence in the Health market,” said Halfaker President and CEO, Dawn Halfaker. “His experience shaping innovative healthcare solutions across the world is unparalleled and he’s the perfect leader to help take Halfaker to the next level.”
“After a career of service dedicated to this great Nation and to Healthcare, I am incredibly excited to join the Halfaker team and further support their vision to ‘Continue to Serve’,” added Michael. “Halfaker’s team, growth and capabilities are incredibly impressive and I am confident that together we will continue to make a positive impact on the lives of service members, Veterans and their families as we all work to drive growth and deliver quality care-enabled by technology in the health space.”
At Halfaker, we create, modernize, integrate, and secure mission critical systems for government organizations to improve the health, security, and well-being of all Americans. We are proud to be a service-disabled Veteran-owned, woman-owned, small business. To learn more about Halfaker, please visit www.halfaker.com.