MCLEAN, VA. – June 20, 2014 – Cognosante, a leading provider of Consulting, Technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, has announced the hiring of Mr. Erick Peters as Vice President of Solutions and Engineering. In this role, Erick will focus on Health Information Technology solution development and technology innovation, with a focus on Cognosante’s Health Analytics and Integration practice.
Erick is a technology-focused professional with extensive senior leadership experience, having served the past few years as LongView International Technology Solutions’ Chief Technology Officer. He brings decades of IT experience in Technology Innovation, Enterprise Architecture, Systems Engineering, Software Development, and Solution Delivery, supplemented by a ten-year focus on Health Information Technology. He previously served as the Vice President of Architecture and Technology for Vangent, Inc. and has dedicated his career to driving company growth through innovation and the delivery of complex solutions for schedule-constrained, high-risk environments.
“Erick’s proven track record and expertise in designing and delivering complex, high profile Health IT projects positions us well to continue to define technology solutions and drive the innovation that the Health IT industry needs and our customers and partners require” said Michele Kang, Chief Executive Officer of Cognosante. “He brings the expertise needed to drive growth through technology leadership, and is a perfect fit to take our business units to the next level.”
Erick, a Navy Veteran and Nuclear Power School Graduate, received his B.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering Technology from Thomas Edison State College (NJ). He was also awarded an MBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and is a member of the International Honor Society for business school graduates, Beta Gamma Sigma.
Cognosante is a leading provider of consulting, technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, specializing in Health Reform initiatives. The company has more than 25 years of experience working with 48 states and the Federal government to assist its clients in developing, managing, and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes health insurance marketplaces, enrollment reconciliation, healthcare standards, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, and fraud, waste, and abuse. Please visit www.cognosante.com for more information.