Viet Nguyen, MD, Joins Systems Made Simple as Chief Medical Information Officer
Practicing internist and pediatrician brings expertise in healthcare, data integrity and VA implementation
Systems Made Simple, Inc. (SMS), a leading provider of IT systems and services to support critical architecture, data and application challenges in the healthcare industry, today announced Viet Nguyen, MD, as SMS’ Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO). As CMIO, Dr. Nguyen will work with SMS towards the common goal of improving continuity of care and patient safety through integrated technology.
“I’m honored to be a part of the SMS team,” says Dr. Viet Nguyen, CMIO at SMS. “SMS is unique in that it is always searching beyond the norm to discover innovative ways to enhance patient care through NHIN and other national initiatives. I’m eager to use my intimate knowledge of healthcare and data standardization to further support and build upon SMS’ existing and future projects.”
With a clear understanding of clinical systems as they apply to the healthcare space, Dr. Nguyen will be responsible for the following at SMS:
- Helping to develop and execute business strategy as a member of the executive board;
- Serving as an expert and thought leader on improving patient treatment and safety through technology;
- Ensuring SMS technologies set optimal health standards in order to achieve true interoperability; and
- Engaging with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DoD) and other healthcare leaders to further develop solutions.
“Dr. Nguyen’s invaluable skills and knowledge of the industry, as well as enthusiasm for the betterment of healthcare, promises we are producing the best solutions for medical facilities,” says Ron Fishbeck, CEO and co-founder of SMS. “We’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Nguyen aboard SMS. Together we will challenge ourselves to provide solutions for our customers to rise to the top in the competitive world of healthcare IT.”
Prior to joining Systems Made Simple, Dr. Nguyen worked with KForce eGovernment Solutions and Veteran Administration Office of Information as a terminologist and senior business analyst; Park City Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, and CopperView Medical Center as an internist and pediatrician; and Veterans Administration Medical Center and University of Utah as medical informatics fellow.
Dr. Nguyen is currently a practicing internist and pediatrician at Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Associates, PLLC.
Systems Made Simple (SMS) is a certified Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) that delivers leading IT solutions to Fortune 500 customers and federal agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, Environmental Protection Agency, Social Security Administration, the US Air Force, and the General Services Administration. For more than 20 years, SMS has provided program management, integration services, data management, and systems and software engineering that address unique business and operational challenges. Each healthcare solution developed by SMS is customized to improve day-to-day business transactions, maximize efficiencies, eliminate risks and reduce costs. To learn more, visit www.systemsmadesimple.com.
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Leslie Kirk, 770-576-2576