In the news from Cognosante

Roberta Wermer: Caring for animals, educating people

Most people are familiar with, and use, animal products—milk, meat, eggs, wool, leather—but many have never encountered the animals that produce these products or learned how each species fits into a farm system. If Cognosante employee Roberta Wermer has her way, that lack of familiarity will change. Wermer has a degree in sustainable agricultural practices […]

Cognosante promotes Spiro Fotopoulos to General Counsel

McLean, Va. — October 12, 2017 — Cognosante, a leader in health information technology solutions and services for Federal and state public health agencies, today announced the promotion of Spiro Fotopoulos to General Counsel. Spiro joined Cognosante in 2015 as Vice President and Associate General Counsel. In this role, he provided legal advice and support […]

Former White House Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco joins Cognosante Board of Advisors

McLean, Va.—October 2, 2017—Cognosante, a leader in health information technology (IT) solutions and services for Federal and state public health agencies, today announced that former White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor Lisa Monaco has joined the Board of Advisors. Ms. Monaco spent four years in the White House as President Obama’s Homeland Security and Counterterrorism […]

News you can use: September 28, 2017

As part of our mission to transform healthcare, we want to keep you informed of regular industry updates. News You Can Use provides a brief overview of relevant healthcare topics. In this issue, we cover grants for building rural Veterans homes, a call to the ONC for improved health records, CMS waivers in response to […]

News you can use: September 14, 2017

As part of our mission to transform healthcare, we want to keep you informed of regular industry updates. News You Can Use provides a brief overview of relevant healthcare topics. In this issue, we cover an emergency spending bill for Veterans, HRRP penalties, the release of a revised Medicaid toolkit, and comments from Cognosante on […]

Rhonda Warnack: Extending the joy of the holidays to vulnerable families

In 1995, Rhonda Warnack and her husband Paddo were at a local Portland, OR, pub having a drink and anticipating the holiday season. There was a Christmas tree, sponsored by the Salvation Army, with nametags of local underprivileged children. They picked a nametag, Madeline, and returned with a gift. But they noticed that many nametags […]