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BPM+ Health Names Shane McNamee M.D. Chief Medical Information Officer
Community leverages health information technology to improve the quality of health care
NEEDHAM, MA – JULY 23, 2020 – BPM+ Health, a community initiative to improve the quality and consistency of health care delivery, announced today that it has named Shane McNamee M.D. as its chief medical information officer (CMIO). A clinical solutions architect and board-certified physical medicine & rehabilitation (PM&R) physician, Dr. McNamee also serves as the CMIO for the health group of Perspecta, a BPM+ Health member company.
The BPM+ Health CMIO is responsible for establishing the unique clinical value proposition for BPM+ community and activities and assessing and driving community-wide health care automation priorities. In this role, Dr. McNamee will also foster collaborative relationships between existing health care standards bodies and industry and serve as a liaison between clinical and technical communities.
"Dr. McNamee's background in rehab medicine gives him particular insight on the adverse impacts of failed care handoffs and transitions – some of the key problems we are trying to address in BPM+ Health," said BPM+ Health Executive Director Ken Rubin. "In addition to having been an active member of BPM+ Health since day one, he is a tireless advocate in support of patient needs and quality improvement. Dr. McNamee has spent years engaged in the pragmatic application of health IT, especially across system and institutional boundaries, and is passionate and committed to seeing the advancement of solutions to address what has historically prevented effective and efficient care across the patient's personal journey. I'm thrilled to see him elevated into the CMIO role."
Dr. McNamee has proven sound judgment in leading and governing large, complex private sector corporations/organizations and has demonstrated performance in identifying and adopting technology innovations into operations for large public and private organizations. He is a polytrauma rehabilitation physician, specializing in the recovery of those with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and complex combat wounds. He is published in the fields of TBI, complex neurologic injuries, post-combat care and polytrauma. Dr. McNamee graduated as a Presidential Scholar from the Medical College of Ohio and completed residency in PM&R at the Virginia Commonwealth University.
About BPM+ Health
BPM+ Health is a community initiative to improve the quality and consistency of healthcare delivery. It will achieve this by applying business process modeling standards to clinical best practices, care pathways and workflows directly at the point of care. It is a cross-discipline group of professional organizations, clinical societies and healthcare providers working together to develop and pilot standards-driven healthcare process automation techniques to fully realize the benefits of Healthcare IT. BPM+ Health is a program of the Object Management Group® (OMG®). Visit https://www.bpm-plus.org/ for more information.
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