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Agilex Technologies Hires Former HHS CIO Melissa Chapman to Lead Health Technology Programs
Date:10/13/2009

ment's leadership. In addition, she will provide leadership in terms of Agilex' public health strategy and industry presence. She will also offer counsel to clients of the company's in-house CIO consultancy, Agilex Advisory Services, which is led by Bob Otto, the former CIO/CTO of the United States Postal Service.

"Healthcare is in the midst of a once-in-a-generation transformation. In order to make this transition, sector leaders need partners that are agile, experienced and accountable," said Chapman. "I'm delighted to take on a leadership role within Agilex at this critical juncture as we share a passion for using technology to measurably improve health outcomes. Our commitment to innovation, deep technical expertise and client-first mindset positions us well to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the healthcare community."

During her service with HHS, Chapman led the establishment of the Federal Health Architecture (FHA) as part of the President's Management Agenda. FHA is used to guide the federal government's participation in key healthcare initiatives, such as the Nationwide Health Information Network. She was also recognized for leading the department's information technology consolidation efforts and for harmonizing its approaches to IT security and FISMA compliance.

At the FDA, Chapmen led the development of enterprise systems for improving drug safety and implemented a number of shared services programs. She also partnered with industry to develop a new e-commerce infrastructure to streamline the review of new drugs and biologics.

Chapman joins Agilex from General Dynamics Information Technology, where she led the company's health information technology initiatives as a vice president within the company's Civilian and Homeland Security S
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